Castle Camps

 

Rectors of All Saints, Castle Camps

Year Rector  Patron
1337 Hen. De Merkes (Earl of Oxford)
1349    Will. de Massingham (Earl of Oxford)
1354 Will. de Sunford  (Earl of Oxford)
1401 Joh. Sad  (King, during minority of Richard de Vere, Earl of Oxford)
1471           Tho. Baron (Earl of Oxford)
1498 Hen. Pary (Earl of Oxford)
1518 Rich. M. Mowold (Earl of Oxford)
1546 Rich. Franke (Dowager Countess of Oxford)
1548 Luc. Taylor (Earl of Oxford)
1556 Rich. Wadnoro (Earl of Oxford)
1557 G. Astley (Earl of Oxford)
1579 Rob. Bendish (Earl of Oxford)
1563 W. Huchenson, D. D. (Earl of Oxford)
1604  Clemens Ffrench, B.D. (Sir John Skinner, Knt)
1608 Abraham Bedel, M.A. (Thomas Sutton)
1630  Nicholas Gray, D.D. (Governors of Charterhouse)
1643  Nahum Kenitie, M.A. (Governors of Charterhouse)
1649  Faithful Teate (Governors of Charterhouse)
1660 Martin Francis, M.A. (Governors of Charterhouse)
1668  Thomas Hall, B.D.  (non juror) Governors of Charterhouse
1691 Gregory Lovell  
1702  John Watson, D.D  
1724 Peter Allix, D.D. Dean of Ely  
1758  Roger Barker, M.A.  
1772   Fyge Jauncey, M.A.  
1812  Wilfred Clark, M.A.  
1825 George Pearson, B.D.  
1860 John Ernest Bode, M.A.  
1874 James Charles Hale, M.A (Governors of Charterhouse)

List of Rectors      (as displayed in Church, October 1979)

(Ante)1255) Adam de Duedon  
1337 Henry de Meerks  
1349 William de Massynham  
1353  William de Sanford  
(Ante) 1391 Adam English  
1401 John Sad  
1435 John Tylese  
1471 Thomas Barow  
1471 William Makerell  
1498 Henry Pavy  
(Ante)1506 Richard Morvilde  
1546 Richard Francke  
1547 Luke Taylor  
1547  Richard Wadnow (Deprived by Queen Mary Tudor)
1557   Geoffrey Asteley  
1579  Robert Bendisshe. M.A.  
1585 Arthur Bright, M.A. Matric.  pens. from CHRIST'S, Nov. 1569; B.A. 1573-4; M.A. 1576; D.D. 1589. Ord. deacon (Ely) Dec. 21, 1576. R. of S. Swithin, London, 1583-6. R. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1585-90. R. of S. Botolph, Bishopsgate, 1590-1600. Preb. of S. Paul's, 1590-1618. R. of St Martin Outwich, 1591-1600. R. of Great Wigborough, Essex, 1600. Died there before Mar. 1618. Will (Consist. C.) 1617-8. (Peile, I. III.)
1590  William Hutchenson, D.D. Matric.  pens. from QUEENS', Michs. 1568; B.A. 1572-3; M.A. 1576. Probably B.D. (Oxford) 1590. Chaplain to the Bishop of London, 1581. Archdeacon of St Albans, 1581. V. of Rickmansworth, Herts., 1581-4. R. of St Christopher-le-Stocks, London, 1581-7. R. of St Botolph, Bishopsgate, 1584-90. V. of Hutton, Essex, 1588-9. R. of St Michael Bassishaw, London, 1589-1604. R. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1590-1604. Preb. of St Paul's, 1591-1604. Father of Ralph (1620), brother of John (1568). According to Al. Oxon., he was also Archdeacon of Cornwall, 1603-16. R. of Cheriton Bishop, Devon, 1604. R. of Kenn, 1604-16. Preb. of Exeter, 1608-16. Buried in Exeter Cathedral, July 22, 1616. (Query, if the same man.)
1605  Clement French, B.D. Matric.  pens. from QUEENS' Cambridge, Easter, 1584. Of Suffolk. B.A. 1588-9; M.A. 1592; B.D. 1599. Fellow, 1592-1601. Ord. deacon and priest (Peterb.) Sept. 3, 1593. V. of Stradishall, Suffolk, 1594. R. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1605. Father of Henry (1617). He was married to Elizabeth, who marrried secondly, Robert Allen of Steeple Bumpstead.
1608  Thomas Muriell, M A. ( Later Archdeacon of Norfolk 1621-1629 and Rector of Hildersham where he died in 1629)
1610  Martin Price, S.T.B. Matric.  sizar from JESUS, Cambridge Michs. 1579; B.A. 1582-3; M.A. 1586; B.D. 1593. Incorp.  at Oxford, 1593. Ord. deacon and priest (Peterb.) July 18, 1589. R. of Balsham, Cambs., 1591. R. of Little Hallingbury, Essex, 1594. R. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1610. (Al. Oxon.
1611 Abraham Bedel, M.A. Adm.  at KING'S, Cambridgescholar from Eton, Aug. 28, 1587, age 19. Of Burnham, Bucks. Matric.  1587; B.A. 1591-2; M.A. 1595. Fellow, 1590-1611. Taxor, 1606. Proctor, 1609. Curate of Barton, Cambs., 1609. R. of Castle Camps, 1611. Buried at Castle Camps, Oct. 16, 1630.
1630  Nicholas Grey  Born in London 159 and educated at Westminster and Oxford. (Ejected from all preferment in Civil Wars, but in 1660 restored to Castle Camps but died that year and buried in Eton Chapel)
1643 Nahum Kenetie, M.A. (were regarded as "Intruders")
1649 Faithful Theate, M.A. (were regarded as "Intruders")
1656 Walter Ellis Adm.  pens. at PETERHOUSE, Mar. 7, 1638-9. Matric.  1639. Previously matric. from New Inn Hall, Oxford, Mar. 11, 1635-6, age 16. S. of Richard, of London. B.A. from Emmanuel, 1639-40; M.A. 1643. Fellow of Peterhouse, 1644-53. V. of Cherryhinton, Cambs. (T. A. Walker, 68.)
1660  Martin Francis, M.A. Matric.  pens. (age 18) from PEMBROKE, Cambridge Michs. 1648, exhibitioner from Charterhouse. Of Middlesex. S. of Richard, of Brentford. B.A. 1651-2; M.A. 1655. Fellow, 1650; re-elected, 1660. Incorp.  at Oxford, 1657. Taxor, 1657. R. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1657-9. Approved for presbyterian ministry, at Cambridge, June 16, 1658. Buried there Feb. 9, 1668-9.
1669 Thomas Hall, B.D.  (Resigned or ejected as non-jurer, 1690)
1691 Gregory Lovell, M.A. Adm.  pens. (age 17) at PEMBROKE, Cambridge June 16, 1648. S. of Robert, cook, of Greenwich. Exhibitioner from Charterhouse. Migrated to Clare, Apr. 1651. B.A. 1651-2; M.A. 1655. Ord. deacon (London) June 18, 1682; priest, Sept. 23, 1683. V. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1691-1702. Buried there Dec. 12, 1702.
1703 John Watson, D.D. (Prebendary of Westminster)  (Buried in Chancel)Probate ref PROB 3/24/123 July 8 1725
1725 Peter Allix, D.D. (Dean of Ely)  (Buried in Porch)Rev Allix
1758   Roger Barker, M.A. Adm.  sizar at CLARE, Cambridge July 1, 1727. B. at Midhurst, Sussex. School, Charterhouse. Matric.  1727; B.A. 1731-2; M.A. 1735. Fellow, 1733-8. Taxor, 1737. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Dec. 23, 1733; priest, Sept. 19, 1736. R. of Horseheath, Cambs., 1738-58. R. of Castle Camps, 1758-72. Died there, July 10, 1772.
1772 Fyge Jauncey, B.C.L. Adm.  pens. (age 19) at ST JOHN'S, May 15, 1755. S. of John, gent. [and Mary Holt], of Middlesex. B. in London. School, Charterhouse. Matric.  from Hertford College, Oxford, June 30, 1758; B.C.L. (Oxford) 1764. Ord. deacon (Bristol) Feb. 16, 1761; priest (London) Dec. 21, 1761. R. of Little Wigborough, Essex, 1764-1812. R. of Shelley, 1769-1812. R. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1772-1812. Married, Jan. 1767, Helen, dau. of the Rev. John White, R. of Stockton, Worcs., and had issue; she was ‘the pretty Nellie White,’ mentioned in Miss Anna Seward's letters, and ‘the belle of Lichfield.’ Died May 19, 1812, at Castle Camps. M.I.  there. (Al. Oxon.; St John's Coll. Adm., III. 637; G. Mag., 1812, II. 81.)
1812   Wilfred Clarke, M.A. Adm.  pens. (age 19) at ST JOHN'S, May 15, 1755. S. of John, gent. [and Mary Holt], of Middlesex. B. in London. School, Charterhouse. Matric.  from Hertford College, Oxford, June 30, 1758; B.C.L. (Oxford) 1764. Ord. deacon (Bristol) Feb. 16, 1761; priest (London) Dec. 21, 1761. R. of Little Wigborough, Essex, 1764-1812. R. of Shelley, 1769-1812. R. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1772-1812. Married, Jan. 1767, Helen, dau. of the Rev. John White, R. of Stockton, Worcs., and had issue; she was ‘the pretty Nellie White,’ mentioned in Miss Anna Seward's letters, and ‘the belle of Lichfield.’ Died May 19, 1812, at Castle Camps. M.I.  there. (Al. Oxon.; St John's Coll. Adm., III. 637; G. Mag., 1812, II. 81.)
1825  George Pearson, B.D. Adm.  pens. (age 19) at ST JOHN'S, May 15, 1755. S. of John, gent. [and Mary Holt], of Middlesex. B. in London. School, Charterhouse. Matric.  from Hertford College, Oxford, June 30, 1758; B.C.L. (Oxford) 1764. Ord. deacon (Bristol) Feb. 16, 1761; priest (London) Dec. 21, 1761. R. of Little Wigborough, Essex, 1764-1812. R. of Shelley, 1769-1812. R. of Castle Camps, Cambs., 1772-1812. Married, Jan. 1767, Helen, dau. of the Rev. John White, R. of Stockton, Worcs., and had issue; she was ‘the pretty Nellie White,’ mentioned in Miss Anna Seward's letters, and ‘the belle of Lichfield.’ Died May 19, 1812, at Castle Camps. M.I.  there. (Al. Oxon.; St John's Coll. Adm., III. 637; G. Mag., 1812, II. 81.)
1860 John E Bode, M.A.  

(Author of Hymn "O Jesus I Have Promised" which he wrote on the occasion of the confirmation of his two sons and daughter at Castle Camps in 1869. Buried near hedge facing West Window)

Rev Bode

1875 James Charles Hale, M.A.  
1879   Edward Lynch Pearson, M.A.

Rev Pearson

Rev Edward Pearson

1911   George Charles Carter, M.A.
1918   Frederick William Cropper, M.A.
1923   Robert Francis Reginald Routh, M.A.
1928 Arthur Hore, M.A.
1944   John Hodgson
1949 Reginald Edward Royse
1952 William Troth Williams, M.B.E., M.A.
1958   L.A.Gibson, M.A. 
1975 Harry S. Finkenstaedt, M.A.