Prebendaries
Offley

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Joyce M. Horn

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2003

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'Prebendaries: Offley', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857: volume 10: Coventry and Lichfield diocese (2003), pp. 50-51. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=34758 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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PREBENDARIES OF OFFLEY

Preb. valued 1535 at £16 0s 0d (Valor III 131).

Edmund Steward LL.B. 1531-1559.

Instal. 9 June 1531 (D30/2/1/4 f. 80). Probably depriv. by Aug. 1559 (cf. C.P.R. 1558-60 p. 25).

Thomas Yale LL.D. 1560-1578.

Compounded for first-fruits 31 March 1560 (P.R.O., E 334/7 f. 56). D. by 4 Apr. 1578 (B/A/1/15 f. 68v).

Thomas Bentham 1578-1594.

Pres. by Peter Shallcroft, patron hac vice by virtue of gr. of next pres. made to him and Thomas Chapman; instit. 4 Apr. 1578 (B/A/1/15 f. 68v). Instal. s.d. (P.R.O., E 331 COV.../1). D. by 22 Dec. 1594 (West Sussex R.O., Ep. 1/1/7 f. 55).

Brian Exton M.A. 1594-?

Coll. 12 Oct. 1594 (P.R.O., E 331 COV.../7).

Sampson Hawkhurst B.D. 1608-1627.

Compounded for first-fruits 17 Sept. 1608 (P.R.O., E 334/14 f. 109v). D. by ?1 July 1627 (burial, Nuneaton, St. Nicholas, Warwicks) (Warwicks. R.O., PR Nuneaton, St. Nicholas; B/A/1/16 f. 60v).

William Jeffrey M.A. 1627-?

Coll. 29 Sept. 1627 (B/A/1/16 f. 60v).

Nathaniel Williams M.A. 1630-1669.

Coll. 7 Dec. 1630 (B/A/1/16 f. 82). Fresh coll. 12 Feb. 1664 (B/A/1/17 i p. 38). Res. by 6 Aug. 1669 (ibid. p. 77).

Samuel Gardiner D.D. 1669-1686.

Coll. 6 Aug. 1669 (B/A/1/17 i p. 77). D. by 11 March 1686 (burial, Eckington, Derb.) (Derb. R.O., PR Eckington; D30/2/1/7 f. 81 v).

Thomas Spark M.A. 1686-1692.

Pres. by king during suspension of bp. [Thomas Wood]; instit. by abp. of Canterbury 26 March 1686 (Lamb., Reg. Sancroft f. 317r-v). Instal. 9 Apr. (D30/ 2/1/7 ff. 81v-82). D. 7 Sept. 1692 (Brit. Libr., Add. MS. 11823 f. 23; Lamb., Reg. Tillotson ff. 152v-153).

Maurice Vaughan M.A. 1692-1722.

Pres. by king and queen sede vacante; instit. by abp. of Canterbury 19 Oct. 1692 (Lamb., Reg. Tillotson ff. 152v-153). Instal. by proxy 23 Nov. (D30/2/1/7 f. 99v). D. 26 Apr. 1722 (m.i., Windsor, St. George's chap.) (Monuments of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, ed. S.M. Bond (Windsor, 1958) p. 215; P.R.O., E 331 COV.../30).

James Richardson M.A. 1722-1748.

Coll. 22 May 1722 (P.R.O., E 331 COV.../30). Instal. 25 May (D30/2/1/7 f. 167). D. by 15 July 1748 (Lichfield R.O., PR High Offley, Staffs.; P.R.O., E 331 COV.../35).

Richard Lowe 1748-1762.

Coll. 7 July 1748 (P.R.O., E 331 COV.../35). Instal. 15 July (D30/2/1/8 f. 3). D. by 2 Aug. 1762 (B/A/1/21 p. 99).

William Cotton D.C.L 1762-1774.

Coll. 2 Aug. 1762 (B/A/1/21 p. 99). Instal. 3 Sept. (D30/2/1/8 ff. 43v-44). Res. by proxy 7 Feb. 1774 (B/A/1/23 p. 52).

Prebs. of Flixton and Offley consolidated, together with a canonical house, by bp. 7 Feb. 1774, to constitute 5th canon residentiaryship, in accordance with 4 & 5 Anne c. 33 (private Act) (B/A/1/23 pp. 52-3). For full details of the following holders, see Flixton.

William Vyse B.C.L. 1774-1798.

Robert Nares M.A. 1799-1812.

Spencer Madan senior D.D. 1812-1817.

Spencer Madan junior M.A. 1817-1851.

Thomas Hill B.D. 1851-1864.