Prebendaries
Combe VIII

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'Prebendaries: Combe VIII', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 5: Bath and Wells diocese (1979), pp. 39-41. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34486 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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PREBENDARIES OF COMBE VIII

M. Adam Howes ?-1541.

Compounded for first-fruits 10 March 1537 (P.R.O., E 334/1 - 'Adam Houghes'). Res. by 18 June 1541 (D/D/B Reg. 13 f. 2).

M. Martin Tyndall 1541-?

Coll. 18 June 1541 (D/D/B Reg. 13 f. 2). Preb. vac. 25 Nov. 1556 by depriv. of last incumbent (Reg. Bps. pp. 146-7).

William Good M.A. 1556-1560.

Coll. 25 Nov. 1556 (Reg. Bps. pp. 146-7). Depriv. by 22 March 1560 (C.P.R. 1558-60 p. 268; D/D/B Reg. 15 f. 2).

Griffith Williams B.C.L. 1560-1568.

Pres. by queen sede vacante 22 March 1560 (C.P.R. 1558-60 p. 268). Instit. by bp. 2 May (D/D/B Reg. 15 f. 2). Res. by 6 Apr. 1568 (ibid. f. 25).

William Austen 1568-?

Coll. 6 Apr. 1568 (D/D/B Reg. 15 f. 25). Occ. 2 Apr. 1574 (D/D/Ca 48). Occ. as a canon of Wells, possibly this preb., 30 Sept. 1585 (Cal. Wells 11 308).

Robert Godwyn 1586-?

Coll. 23 May 1586 (D/D/B Reg. 31 f. 2v). Instal. 2 Jan. 1587 (Cal. Wells 11 310).

Francis Godwyn M.A. 1589-1617.

Coll. 19 Dec. 1589 (D/D/B Reg. 17 f. 22v). Instal. 20 Dec. (Cal. Wells 11 315). Bp. of Llandaff 1601, but held this preb. in commendam; trans. to Hereford 1617, and res. this preb. by 16 Dec. (P.R.O., C 66/2147).

Edward Abbot M.A. 1617-1635.

Pres. by king 16 Dec. 1617 (P.R.O., C 66/2147). (fn. 1) Instit. 16 March 1618 (D/D/B Reg. 19 f. 5v). Instal. 3 Apr. (Cal. Wells 11 374). D. by 4 March 1635 (burial, All Hallows, Barking by the Tower, London) (PR All Hallows, cited in J. Maskell, Hist. and Ant. . . . Allhallows, Barking (London, 1864) p. 79; D/D/B Reg. 20 pp. 14, 15).

Sebastian Smith M.A. 1635-1643.

Coll. 9 March 1635 (D/D/B Reg. 20 p. 14). Instal. 12 March (Cal. Wells 11 411). Preb. of Worminster 1643.

Charles Gibbs M.A. 1643-?

Coll. 20 March 1643 (D/D/B Reg. 20 f. 71). Instal. 9 Sept. (Cal. Wells 11 427).

Roger Ley M.A. 1665-1667/8.

Coll. 9 Sept. 1665 (D/D/B Reg. 20 f. 116v). (fn. 1) Instal. 11 Sept. (Cal. Wells 11 437). D. by 9 Jan. 1668 (CA 1666-83 p. 8).

John Randall B.A. 1668-?

Coll. 9 Jan. 1668 (D/D/B Reg. 20 f. 123). Instal. s.d. (CA 1666-83 p. 8).

Thomas Kerswell M.A. 1679-1688.

Coll. 30 July 1679 (D/D/B Reg. 22 f. 34v). D. by 17 Feb. 1688 (D/D/B Reg. 23 f. 7).

Francis Cradock B.A. 1688-1689.

Coll. 17 Feb. 1688 (D/D/B Reg. 23 f. 7). Instal. 20 Feb. (Cal. Wells 11 463). D. by 27 Nov. 1689 (burial, St. Cuthbert, Wells) (PR Axbridge (sic), Som., ex inf. Rev. A. Martin; Cal. Wells 11 465, 466).

Eldridge Aris M.A. 1690-1729.

Instit. 29 Jan. 1690 by bp's commissary during suspension of bp. Ken (D/D/B Reg. 23 f. 12v-'Eldrigius Aris'). Instal. s.d. (Cal. Wells 11 466). D. by 31 Dec. 1729 (burial, Cheddar, Som.) (PR Cheddar, ex inf. Rev. R. Denman; Cal. Wells 11 520, 521).

John Wicksted B.A. 1730-1735.

Coll. 16 June 1730 (D/D/B Reg. 26 f. 8v). Instal. s.d. (Cal. Wells 11 521). Preb. of Dulcote 1735.

John Boswell M.A. 1736-1757.

Coll. 10 Apr. 1736 (D/D/B Reg. 26 f. 24v). Instal. s.d. (Cal. Wells 11 531). D. by 2 Feb. 1757 (D/D/B Reg. 27 ff. 51, 52v).

Barnabas Smith B.D. 1757-1760.

Coll. 3 June 1757 (D/D/B Reg. 27 f. 52v). Instal. 12 June (CA 1744-60 p. 249). D. by 9 Feb. 1760 (burial, Trent, Som., from m.i.) (Hist. Som. 11 388; D/D/B Reg. 27 f. 71).

Sir Thomas Bankes J'anson Bart. B.C.L. 1760-1765.

Coll. 6 June 1760 (D/D/B Reg. 27 f. 71). Instal. 7 June (CA 1744-60 p. 301). Preb. of St. Decuman 1765.

Thomas Eyre D.C.L. 1765-1797.

Coll. 18 Oct. 1765 (D/D/B Reg. 28 f. 32). Instal. 19 Oct. (CA 1761-77 p. 134). Preb. of Yatton 1797.

Aaron Abraham Baker D.C.L. 1798-1814.

Coll. 3 Feb. 1798 (D/D/B Reg. 32 f. 157v). Instal. 10 Feb. (CA 1792-1817 p. 104). D. 18 Dec. 1814 (Gent. Mag. 1814, lxxxiv (2) 677; D/D/B Reg. 33 f. 108v).

Charles Henry Pulsford B.A. 1815-1841.

Coll. 5 Jan. 1815 (D/D/B Reg. 33 f. 108v). Instal. 6 Jan. (CA 1792-1817 p. 530). D. 15 March 1841 (Gent. Mag. 1841, new ser., xv 551; D/D/B Reg. 35 f. 159v).

Edward Tottenham M.A. 1841-1853.

Coll. 27 March 1841 (D/D/B Reg. 35 f. 159v). Instal. s.d. (CA 1841-55 p. 4). D. 7 June 1853 (Gent. Mag. 1853, new ser., xl 207; D/D/B Reg. 37 f. 21).

Edgar Huxtable M.A. 1853-1897.

Coll. 21 Sept. 1853 (D/D/B Reg. 37 f. 21). Instal. 26 Sept. (CA 1841-55 p. 230). D. 10 July 1897 (The Guardian, 14 July; D/D/B Reg. 41 f. 215v).

Footnotes

1 Le Neve-Hardy gives James Farwell as preb. 11 Sept. 1665. This is an error for Combe XII.
1 William Gay B.A. said to be instal. as preb. of Combe VIII 11 Dec. 1617 (Cal. Wells 11 373). He was correctly instal. as preb. of Combe XII 12 Feb. 1618 (ibid. p. 374), having been coll. to it 12 Dec. 1617.