provosts & portreeves of Yeovil

provosts & portreeves OF YEOVIL

From 1266 to 1854

 

The following list of Provosts and Portreeves of the old Corporation of Yeovil, with some gaps, was compiled by Goodchild from the Calendar of the Muniments of Woborn's Almshouse and other records.

For the list of later Mayors and Charter Mayors of Yeovil - see here.

 

1266   Robert le Provost
1270   Alured Clouth (?)
127?   William le Rede
127?   Richard de Luketon
1321   Robert Gillmore
1332   Ralphele Barstaple
1340   Thomas de Tolre
1344   John de Raules
1351   Robert de Bertone
1352   Thomas barstaple
1354   John Parke
1356   John Pryke
1357   John Joye
136?   John Latton
1361   John De Thorne
1362   John de Thorne
1363   William Jamys
1364   John de Thorne
1366   Thomas Skynner
1367   Richard de Sparkeford
1368   William Mountfort
1369   Robert Goule
1370   Richard Turk
1374   Richard Gilmin
1376   John le Wyse
1378   William Mountford
1380   Richard Welde
1383   Richard Turke
1384   William Mounford
1386   John Andrew
1387   Alexander Tyneham
1391   William Mountford
1392   William Manston
1393   Henry Segere
1394   William Manstone
1395   William Graunger
1396   Robert Alford
1397   William Graunger
1403   William Graunger
1404   John Bursey
1405   Walter Horsman
1408   William Graungere
1411   Robert Dougge
1412   William Langebroke
1414   John Carpenter
1416   Walter Horsman
1417   Ralph Manston
1418   William Lumbard
1419   William Sele
1429   William Lumbard
1431   John Langeford
1437   Ralph Manston
1438   William Lumbard
1445   John Wolryg
1447   Ralph Manston
1449   Thomas Holme
1450   John Pety
1452   Thomas Ryngman
1456   Richard Pepe
1462   Richard Pepe "then
           Portreeve of the
           Borough of Yevyl"
1463   John Tracey
1473   Thomas Gould
1477   John Tracey
1501   William Knolles
1554   John Hacker, the elder
           (Portreeve)
1555   William Stone
1609   George Hayne
1615   Ambrose Locke
1616   John Hardyn
1627   Ambrose Lock
1628   Matthew Hacker
1635   Joseph Starr
1637   Robert Grabham
1638   Theophilus Collins
1669   Joseph Clarke
1679   William French
1733   Onesiphorus Penney
1734   Ambrose Seward
1735   Henry Penny
1736   William Donne
1737   Samuel Kitson
1738   Edward Perry
1739   John Dyer
1740   John Boucher
1741   Thomas Williams
1742   Philip Francis
1743   Onesiphorus Penny
1744-51  Henry Peddle
1752-7    William Donne
1758-67  No record
1768-70  William Peddle
1771-9    Thomas Hobbs
1780-8    Thomas Shortland
1789-96  John King
1797       John Greenham
1798-9    Thomas Andrews
1800-12  Gabriel Baker
1813-20  George Wellington
1821       William Edwards
1822-6    James Moore
1827-38  Robert Jennings
1840-4    James Curtis
1846-9    WV Matthews
1850       Josiah Hannam
1851-2    Henry M Custard
1853       Thomas Binford
1854       Benjamin Ryall