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Martham Church ~ Past Rectors & Vicars

RECTORS & VICARS

 

Vicars - presented by the Prior & Convent of Norwich

 

1311  Thomas de Langdale

1311  John de Eccles

1321  William de Wicklewood

1323  Roger de K

1342  Thomas de Halvergate

1349  William de Wardeboys

1349  John Spyre

1378  Andrew Read

1389  William Northales

1392  Robert Tynmouth

1405  John Lanham alias Saltby

1449  William Bishop

1449  Edward Berry

?         Robert Allen died 1487

 

 

Vicars – presented by the Dean & Chapter of Norwich Cathedral

 

1540  John Harridance  Died 1559

         Robert Foulsham died 1603

1603  Robert Ovington (non-resident)

1603  Robert Lynsey (curate to the above and then vicar.)  

1640  John Spendlove

1669  Benjamin Lawrence

1684  Harry Curtis

1694  Richard Marris

1728  James Savage

1758  Thomas Bowman

1792  Paul Whittingham (also Precentor at Norwich Cathedral)

1834  George Pearse

1876  George Merriman

1906  Herbert Webster

1921  Nathaniel Temple Hamlyn (a former Bishop of Accra)

1928  John Herbert Griffiths

1947  William Stenhouse

1954  Harry Kemp

1960  Peter Harry Rye

1968  Ronald Cooling

1976  Edgar Alan Cunnington

1990  Peter Paine – who became Rector of the Benefice of Martham, Clippesby, Repps and Thurne

2006  Jeanette Crafer – Rector of the Benefice of Martham, Clippesby, Repps and Thurne

2015  Karen Rayner – Priest in Charge of Martham, Clippesby, Repps and Thurne