Table: Suspension of prebends, 1841-52

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Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: Volume 8, Bristol, Gloucester, Oxford and Peterborough Dioceses. Originally published by Institute of Historical Research, London, 1996.

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Table to illustrate suspension of prebends at Bristol, 1841-52, in accordance with Stat. 3 3 & 4 Vic. c. 113

s. 13 And be it enacted, That in the Chapters of the Cathedral Churches of Bristol, ... Two Canonries shall be suspended in the following Order; ... the first vacant Canonry shall be suspended, and the Canonry secondly vacant shall be filled up, and the Canonry thirdly vacant shall be suspended.

Vacancy How occasioned Prebend Outcome
1st W. Somerset d. 14 Jan. 1851 VI suspended
2nd W. Bond d. 5 March 1852 V J. Jackson pres.
3rd S. Lee d. 16 Dec. 1852 IV suspended

Thus the prebends were reduced by 1852 to the requisite number of four.