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VICARS OF TINTAGEL PARISH CHURCH FROM 1259
1259 GERVAS de TREMERU at whose institution, on the Tuesday after the Feast of Matthias, Bishop Bronescombeof Exeter taxed the Vicarage of st materiane of Tynthagell, with the consent of the Procurator of the Monastery of Fontis Ebraudi. 1277 ROGER de HEMPTON instituted on the Wednesday after the Feast of St. Luke on the presentation of Friar William de Bervy, Procurator of the Abbess of Fontevrault. 1307 MARTIN SKYNARD 1321 HAMOND de ALTERNON to the Vicarage of " Bosini." 1339 PETER de SULIHULL to the Vicarage of " Boscyny juxta  Tyntagel." 1349 RALPH TREVESEKE at the presentation of the King, the temporalities of the Abbess of Fontevrault being in the King's hand by reason of the war with France. 1362 REGINALD REVEL at the presentation of James de Compendio, Procurator General in England of the Abbess and Convent of Fontis Ebraudi. 1381 STEPHEN GOEF (or JOHN GOEF). He was still Vicar in 1393. 1400 PETER ROUS 1407 JOHN KELLY. Dean of the Collegiate Church at St. Crantock, 1430; Rector  of Michaelstow, 1437. A memorial brass to his mother, Joan, is in the south transept. 1427 STEPHEN TREMENHIR. He allowed the Vicarage to fall into a state of disrepair. 1451 JOHN GREGORY on the presentation of the Royal College of the Blessed Mary of Eton. 1477 NICHOLAS HAWKE. 1498 RICHARD LUCAS. 1534 ROBERT LEE at the presentation of the Dean and Chapter of Windsor 1542 JOHN SKELBORNE. In his time the parish registers began. 1564 ANTHONY BELYE (or " WILLIAM BELYE ") on the presentation of George Whitburn, Richard Eales, and John Marbeck, all probably Canons of Windsor. This is the famous John Merbecke  who first set the English Liturgy to music. 1581 GERENCE/Gerance DAVYE. 1629 MATTHEW SWEETSIR [or Seetser]. He was turned out of his living at the time of the Commonwealth, but lived to return to his Vicarage at the Restoration. 1668 SILVESTER SWEETSIR [or Sweetser] son of Matthew 1684 JOHN GILL, a Cornishman from Pelynt. 1692 CHRISTOPHER CHILCOTT, a native of Dorset. His grandson Charles was known as the  Tintagel giant, and the family continued to live in Tintagel for several generations. 1726 EDWARD STEPHENS, of Falmouth; previously Vicar of St. Kew. 1737 JONATHAN BARON, of a Tintagel family; Vicar of Lostwithiel, 1730; of Mevagissey, 1755. 1755 JAMES EVANS. Non resident. The parish was in charge of a curate, William Clark. 1770 ARTHUR WADE, a member of the well known Mayoral family of Bossinney {later called Bossiney}, and himself Mayor in 1775. 1810 CHARLES DAYMAN, of Poughill and Poundstock. 1835 ROBERT STAPYLTON BREE. 1851 RICHARD BYRN KINSMAN. 1894ARTHUR GRIEG CHAPMAN 1917 ARTHUR GEORGE MELVILLE RUSHTON. 1919 CHARLES ALBERT TREHERNE. 1920 ARCHIBALD BLISSARD BLISSARD - BARNES. 1938 EDWARD DUDBRIDGE ARUNDELL. 1945 DENYS HEWETT STREET. A cricketing Vicar, who played for Tintagel C.C. A very  useful spin bowler. In fact there were nets put in the Vicarage for practice sessions. His uncle E.L.Street, played the organ for many years at the church and is buried close by where his beloved pipe organ used to be.(David Flower's memories). The organ used to have a memorial plaque commemorating him and his grave is to the west of the South Porch 1950 ARTHUR CUTHBERT CANNER, formerly Curate Dean and from 1941-1945, and  Vicar of Pencoys and Carnmenellis, 1945. Father Canner was devoted to Tintagel Church and his parishioners. His love of children can be remembered so well and in the stained glass window  behind the altar, all his fondest passions are beautifully portrayed for all time. He is buried, along with his wife, just to the right of the entrance door of his beloved church. A much loved vicar and the stained glass window behind the altar is a tribute to his memory. (David Flower's memories) 1977-1993  IVAN GREGORY. I can remember Father Gregory officiating at the special service at the Social Hall to thank God for saving the lives of villagers and visitors, when the Hawker Hunter Jet crashed at Tintagel in 1979. I also remember the annual village fetes held at the Vicarage, many people attended and enjoyed the various stalls and some enjoyed the 'Real Ale' on sale. (David Flower's memories) 1994 - 1997 ROBIN THOMAS. Whilst Robin Thomas was past retirement age, he still worked hard for the church & villagers and was very popular. (David Flower's memories) 1998 - 2008 DR DAVID RAKE (Priest in Charge). 2008 - 2015  JOHN HENRY BARFOOT (Priest in Charge) 2009 - 2016 Michael Parsons (Priest in Charge) 2016 No Resident Priest
Copyright © David Flower 2000-2016 Disclaimer: No part of this website may be reproduced, stored on a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the written consent of tintagelweb.co.uk (David Flower). You may however, download on to a personal computer owned or controlled by yourself and you may make a single copy of any part of this publication, for your private use or study. Tintagelweb, nor it's affiliates, are not liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of information or material contained in the site or from your access to the web sites of customers or other material on the internet obtained via links from this site.
CONTACT E-mail: flowcrick@aol.com Phone: 01840 770775

TINTAGEL - KING ARTHUR COUNTRY
VICARS OF TINTAGEL PARISH CHURCH FROM 1259
1259 GERVAS de TREMERU at whose institution, on the Tuesday after the Feast of Matthias, Bishop  Bronescombeof Exeter taxed the Vicarage of st materiane of Tynthagell, with the consent of the Procurator of the Monastery of Fontis Ebraudi. 1277 ROGER de HEMPTON instituted on the Wednesday after the Feast of St. Luke on the presentation of Friar William de Bervy, Procurator  of the Abbess of Fontevrault. 1307 MARTIN SKYNARD 1321 HAMOND de ALTERNON to the Vicarage of " Bosini." 1339 PETER de SULIHULL to the Vicarage of " Boscyny juxta  Tyntagel." 1349 RALPH TREVESEKE at the presentation of the  King, the temporalities of the Abbess of Fontevrault being in the King's hand by reason of the war with France. 1362 REGINALD REVEL at the presentation of James de Compendio, Procurator General in England of the Abbess and Convent of Fontis Ebraudi. 1381 STEPHEN GOEF (or JOHN GOEF). He was still Vicar in 1393. 1400 PETER ROUS 1407 JOHN KELLY. Dean of the Collegiate Church at  St. Crantock, 1430; Rector  of Michaelstow, 1437. A  memorial brass to his mother, Joan, is in the south  transept. 1427 STEPHEN TREMENHIR. He allowed the Vicarage to fall into a state of disrepair. 1451 JOHN GREGORY on the presentation of the  Royal College of the Blessed Mary of Eton. 1477 NICHOLAS HAWKE. 1498 RICHARD LUCAS. 1534 ROBERT LEE at the presentation of the Dean  and Chapter of Windsor 1542 JOHN SKELBORNE. In his time the parish registers began. 1564 ANTHONY BELYE (or " WILLIAM BELYE ") on the presentation of George Whitburn, Richard Eales, and John Marbeck, all probably Canons of Windsor. This is the famous John Merbecke  who  first set the English Liturgy to music. 1581 GERENCE/Gerance DAVYE. 1629 MATTHEW SWEETSIR [or Seetser]. He was turned out of his living at the time of the Commonwealth, but lived to return to his Vicarage  at the Restoration. 1668 SILVESTER SWEETSIR [or Sweetser] son of Matthew 1684 JOHN GILL, a Cornishman from Pelynt. 1692 CHRISTOPHER CHILCOTT, a native of Dorset.  His grandson Charles was known as the  Tintagel giant, and the family continued to live in Tintagel  for several generations. 1726 EDWARD STEPHENS, of Falmouth; previously Vicar of St. Kew. 1737 JONATHAN BARON, of a Tintagel family; Vicar of Lostwithiel, 1730; of Mevagissey, 1755. 1755 JAMES EVANS. Non resident. The parish was  in charge of a curate, William Clark. 1770 ARTHUR WADE, a member of the well known Mayoral family of Bossinney {later called Bossiney}, and himself Mayor in 1775. 1810 CHARLES DAYMAN, of Poughill and Poundstock. 1835 ROBERT STAPYLTON BREE. 1851 RICHARD BYRN KINSMAN. 1894ARTHUR GRIEG CHAPMAN 1917 ARTHUR GEORGE MELVILLE RUSHTON. 1919 CHARLES ALBERT TREHERNE. 1920 ARCHIBALD BLISSARD BLISSARD - BARNES. 1938 EDWARD DUDBRIDGE ARUNDELL. 1945 DENYS HEWETT STREET. A cricketing Vicar, who played for Tintagel C.C. A very  useful spin bowler. In fact there were nets put in the Vicarage  for practice sessions. His uncle E.L.Street, played the organ for many years at the church and is buried close by where his beloved pipe organ used  to be.(David Flower's memories). The organ used  to have a memorial plaque commemorating him and his grave is to the west of the South Porch 1950 ARTHUR CUTHBERT CANNER, formerly Curate Dean and from 1941-1945, and  Vicar of Pencoys and Carnmenellis, 1945. Father Canner was devoted to Tintagel Church and his parishioners. His love of children can be remembered so well and in the stained glass window behind the altar, all his fondest passions are beautifully portrayed for all time. He is buried, along with his wife, just to the right of the entrance  door of his beloved church. A much loved vicar and the stained glass window behind the altar is a tribute to his memory. (David Flower's memories) 1977-1993  IVAN GREGORY. I can remember Father  Gregory officiating at the special service at the Social Hall to thank God for saving the lives of villagers and visitors, when the Hawker Hunter Jet crashed at Tintagel in 1979. I also remember the annual village fetes held at the Vicarage, many people attended and enjoyed the various stalls and some enjoyed the 'Real Ale' on sale. (David Flower's memories) 1994 - 1997 ROBIN THOMAS. Whilst Robin Thomas  was past retirement age, he still worked hard for  the church & villagers and was very popular. (David Flower's memories) 1998 - 2008 DR DAVID RAKE (Priest in Charge). 2008 - 2015  JOHN HENRY BARFOOT (Priest in  Charge) 2009 Michael Parsons (Priest in Charge) 2016 No Resident Priest
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