Parish Vicars

1261

Gilbert de Sarum

1297

Rogerus

1334

Nicholas de Souwey

1350

Nicholas de Pladebury and
Phillip Yerdeste

1408

John Aleward

1441

John Hooper

1482

William Bokett

1484

Richard Northyngton

1487

Richard Bokett and
Robert Byss

1534

John Wytyng

1562

Francis Newton

1572

Christernus Peterson

1576

James Cottington

1582

Thomas Cooke

1610

Richard Powell

1623

Phillip Malet

1661

William Peers (Archdeacon) (T)

1662

Jonathan Radcliffe

1663

Charles Thurlby

1670

John Russel

1681

William Pope

1687

John Beauchamp

1689

William Churchey

1702

Nathaniel Marwicke

1736

John Wickstead

1754

Thomas Sparry

1785

Harry Farr Yeatman

1791

John Yeatman

1818

Caleb Rockett

1837

Robert Harkness

1840

Henry Law (Archdeacon) (T)

1840

William Towry Law

1845

George Anthony Denison (Archdeacon) (T)

1896

Charles Fane de Salis

1904

Frederick Samuel Pierpoint Searle

1911

Archdale Palmer Wickham

1935

Robert Lowman Lang

1936

Thomas Francis Palmer

1954

Alan Norman Stuart Holbrook

1966

Albert Tynewell Stevens

1974

John William Townsend Tuckey

1982

Jeremy Stephen Wells

2000

Martin Lee

2009

Simon Lewis

 

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Rev. Robert Harkness

T/PH/had1 These are documents held at Somerset Heritage Centre Will of the Rev Robert Harkness 12th Oct 1839   The Will of the Reverend Robert Harkness formally of Stowey House but late of east Brent in the  County of Somerset clerk ? Was proved at London on the Twelfth day of October 1839. 13 pages printed both sides   Abstract of the real and personal estate  of the testator. Dated 1st May 1840 after all the debts, probate duty, legacy duty...

Rev. George Denison

Rev. George Anthony Denison 11 December 1805 - 21 March 1896 The Rev. George Denison will be forever remembered by the people of East Brent for what he called his "Two hobbies" ! These were the "Construction of the East Brent Waterworks" on the side of the Knoll. Which brought clean drinking water to the village. Whereas before, water was taken from just two shallow wells which were prone to contamination from the drainage of the houses and land. His other hobby...

Rev. Archdale Palmer Wickham

Born in 1855, the Prebendary Archdale (Archie) Palmer Wickham was vicar of St Marys East Brent from 1911 - 1935 He was prebendary of Wells Cathedral and Rural dean of Axbridge and Burnham district. Rev. Wickham was related to the Palmer family who were important 19th century Tea merchants and owned Cheam Park House in Surrey.  The Rev. Wickham was a keen sportsman and played first class cricket for Somerset. The Somerset County Cricket team 1897 in which the Rev....

Rev. Frederick Samuel Pierpoint Seale

Rev. Frederick Samuel Pierpoint Seale       Vicar of East Brent 1900 - 1911 The memorial plaque on the south chancel wall. of St Marys East Brent Please see gallery for larger image. Reviewed 24 Jan. 2014  

Rev. John George Derrick

Rev. John George Derrick Although never actually a vicar of Brent, around the turn of the 18-1900's, the Rev John George Derrick had a holiday home believed to be on or near the site of 'Chestnut Farm'. Which, on an OS map of 1890s, appears almost opposite the original East Brent Post Office along Burton Row. His family residence was in Cheltenham. He loved the area and he and his family spent much of their time in East Brent.  His son Capt. John Leslie Derrick was...

Rev. Robert Harkness

T/PH/had1 These are documents held at Somerset Heritage Centre Will of the Rev Robert Harkness 12th Oct 1839   The Will of the Reverend Robert Harkness formally of Stowey House but late of east Brent in the  County of Somerset clerk ? Was proved at London on the Twelfth day of October 1839. 13 pages printed both sides   Abstract of the real and personal estate  of the testator. Dated 1st May 1840 after all the debts, probate duty, legacy duty...

Rev. George Denison

Rev. George Anthony Denison 11 December 1805 - 21 March 1896 The Rev. George Denison will be forever remembered by the people of East Brent for what he called his "Two hobbies" ! These were the "Construction of the East Brent Waterworks" on the side of the Knoll. Which brought clean drinking water to the village. Whereas before, water was taken from just two shallow wells which were prone to contamination from the drainage of the houses and land. His other hobby...

Rev. Archdale Palmer Wickham

Born in 1855, the Prebendary Archdale (Archie) Palmer Wickham was vicar of St Marys East Brent from 1911 - 1935 He was prebendary of Wells Cathedral and Rural dean of Axbridge and Burnham district. Rev. Wickham was related to the Palmer family who were important 19th century Tea merchants and owned Cheam Park House in Surrey.  The Rev. Wickham was a keen sportsman and played first class cricket for Somerset. The Somerset County Cricket team 1897 in which the Rev....

Rev. Frederick Samuel Pierpoint Seale

Rev. Frederick Samuel Pierpoint Seale       Vicar of East Brent 1900 - 1911 The memorial plaque on the south chancel wall. of St Marys East Brent Please see gallery for larger image. Reviewed 24 Jan. 2014  

Rev. John George Derrick

Rev. John George Derrick Although never actually a vicar of Brent, around the turn of the 18-1900's, the Rev John George Derrick had a holiday home believed to be on or near the site of 'Chestnut Farm'. Which, on an OS map of 1890s, appears almost opposite the original East Brent Post Office along Burton Row. His family residence was in Cheltenham. He loved the area and he and his family spent much of their time in East Brent.  His son Capt. John Leslie Derrick was...