Incumbents of Yeovil

Incumbents OF YEOVIL

Rectors and Vicars of St John the Baptist

 

Rectors

1219   Walerand le Tyes (or Teutonicus)
1266   Walter de Maltravers
1286   Philip de Stanton, Precentor of Wells
1305   Robert de la More
1326   Henry de Fourneaux
1327   Eudo de Berklegh
1328   John de Risyngton, Canon of Wells
1362   Robert de Samborne, Canon of Wells
1382   John de Harleston
1387   Nicholas Solake, Dean of Wells
1390   Walter Trote
1392   William de Horbury
1393   John Gamull or Ganvil, Canon of Wells
1408   Thomas Harlyng (last Rector)

Vicars

1284   John de Axbridge
1314   William de Wodeford
1316   Robert de Rocteley
1326   William Bouter
1346   William Tenacre
1348*  Hugh de Rysington
1348*  John de Whyteknyt
1348*  William Botor
1366   William Umfrey
1375   William Humberstan
1376   Robert Bays
1382   Thomas Helyar
1384   John Bardolfe
1391   John Belle
1391   Thomas Redman
1392   John Dagonelle
1396   Thomas Sherfelde
1397   Richard Kyngeston
1399   John Rede
1402   John Botor
1415   Thomas Helyere
1436   Richard Stone
1445   John Lilye
1446   Thomas Bartlet AM
1479   William Summaister AM
1480   Thomas Fort AM
1480   John Lugwarden BD
1486   William Shaldoo STB
1488   Richard Hatton LLD
1488   John Stoyansham
1501   John Bushe
1513   Robert Halegh
1519   William Ford
1532   Andrew Stoketon
1532   John Dyer (d1547)
1547   John Symms BD
1560   Robert Plumpton
1565   William Jones
1566   Roger Jones
1580   John Seward
1625   Samuel Seward DD
1649   William Parsons
           ?? Shore ejected at Commonwealth
           Henry Butler ejected at Restoration 

* = Year of Black Death


1662   John Beale DD
1683   John Eliot AB
1690   Martin Strong AM
1721   John Foulkes AM
1751   John Phelips MA
1766   F Crane Parsons, Preb of Wells
1780   William Phelips MA
1807   Elias Taylor
1815   RJF Thomas MA
1873   Edmund Wyndham
1884   HT Beebe DD
1898   James Phelips, Preb of Wells
1912   Herbert Cecil Sydenham MA
1923   John Ellis Scott Harrison, Preb of Wells
1936   Alexander Chisholm MA, Preb of Wells
1940   Henry Mortlock Treen, Preb of Wells
1957   Lionel Ernest Walsh BA, Preb of Wells
1966   Anthony MP Smith MA, Preb of Wells
1973   Henry Andrew Andrewes Uthwatt


Chantry Chaplains

1377   Philip Boutar
           John Bere
           William Stoke
           John Skynner
1384   John Onewyn - AP of HT
           John Muleward
           William Smythe
           John Halleyn
1388   Thomas Redman - AP
1393   William Spycer - HT
1393   John Peny - HT
1398   William Amersham - HT
1449   John Wynyngham - HT
           John Martyn
           John Girdeler
           John Bellman
           John Shopper
           Henry Shepehurd
1463   John Repe
           William Taylor
1468   John Parker
           Walte Bache or Bath
????   William Wevers - AP
????   John Bushe - NJ
1501   John Whyte - NJ
1507   Will Tilly - NJ
1528   Will Maundwyld - NJ
????   John Hall - HT
1536   John Holmys - NJ
1542   Will Harvy
           Hy. Lyrbecke - HT
           John Whitewell - OL
           Wn. Trevylyan - HC


AP = Arch-Priest
HT = Chantry of the Holy Trinity
NJ =  Chantry of the Name of Jesus
OL = Chantry of Our Lady
HC = Chantry of the Holy Cross