Table: Suspension of prebends, 1840-53

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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 Gloucester, 1840-53, in accordance with Stat. 3 & 4 Vic. c. 113

s. 13 And be it enacted, That in the Chapter[s] of the Cathedral Church[es] of ... Gloucester ... 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 Outcome
1st D. Finch d. 24 Oct. 1840 suspended
2nd G.W. Hall d. 10 Dec. 1843 F. Jeune apptd.
3rd T. Selwyn d. 31 May 1853 suspended

Thus the prebends were reduced by 1853 to the requisite number of four.