Donnington Church Rectors 1305-1900

Date Rector Patron Previously Cause
1305 Jun 1 Thomas de Cruce de Woolhope, priest. Thomas le Rous.
1316 Oct 12 William de Bedstone, priest. Abbot and convent of Wigmore.
1341 Jan 23 Nicholas le Brut. John de St. Paul and Humphrey de Charlton.
1347 Feb 19 John Waldyn, clerk. Humphrey de Cherleton and John de sancto Paulo. The portionists of Ledbury, on the nomination of John le Bruit, of Donnington.
1348 Apr 20 John Waldyn. The portionists of Ledbury, on the nomination of John le Bruit, of Donnington.
1349 Jul 31 John Cok. The portionists of Ledbury (John de sancto Paulo, et Humphry de Cherleton), on nom. of Robert de Donynton.
1384 Feb 24 Robert Uptone, of Worc. dioc. William Hellbron. Sir John. Resignation.
1385 Apr 20 John Syward, chaplain. William Ellewowe. Robert Uptone. Resignation.
1398 Mar 5 Richard Poule. Wm. Hellewogh. John Syward. Resignation.
1408 Jun 16 Roger Palmer, vicar of West Ilsley (Ildesley). Walter Richardes of Donnington. Richard Powle. Exchange. Effected by Robert, bishop of Salisbury.
1410 Sep 6 Thomas Kemele, vicar of Seagry (Segre). William Hellewow. Roger Palmer. Exchange. Effected by Robert, bishop of Salisbury.
1412 Oct 12 Peter Hert, warden of the chapel of S. Leonard, of Estaunden in the Isle of Wight (insula vecta). Walter Richard of Donnington. Thomas Kenvile. Exchange. On the commission of Henry, bishop of Winchester.
1414 Jan 26 Thomas Walcroft, chaplain. William Hollowy. Peter Hert. Resignation.
1420 Apr 24 Jerome Orchard, chaplain. Walter Rickart. Thomas Walcroft. (Mandate to him to induct.) Resignation.
1424 Sep 11 John Drayton, chapl. Hugh Cromhale. German Orchard. Resignation.
1430 Oct 9 John Sudbury. After inquiry, and evidence that Donnington is annexed to Ledbury as porcionaria. Hugh Cromhale.
1431 Jun 27 Laurence Judde. Walter Richardes. John Sudbury. Resignation.
1479 Aug 27 John Wheich, chapl. The Bishop, by lapse. John Motelowe. Death.
1483 Nov 11 Richard, episcopus Olonensis. The bishop's suffragan, for whom see introduction, and p. 142n. Thomas Hombrestone, chaplain in Ledbury church, is to induct. Cristina Crunhale, hac vice. John Whithin. Death.
1572 Apr 27 Henry Cottrell. Thomas Cottrell and Katherine, his wife. John Baldwyn. Death.
1616 Mar 4 William Lawrence. John and Richard Whittington, hac vice.
1662 Oct 6 Thomas Beale. Samuel Warren, arm.
1669 Sep 19 William Wood. Will. Skinner, gen. Thomas Beale. Death.
1710 Apr 19 James Hathway. Richard Skipp, arm. William Wood. Death.
1765 Oct 24 Jenkin Jenkins. John Drew, of Ledbury, ironmonger. James Hathway. Death.
1817 Apr 29 Edward Freeman, M.A. Himself. Jenkin Jenkins. Death.
1831 Aug 7 William Biscoe, B.A. Edward Freeman, clerk. Edward Freeman. Resignation.
1843 Jul 24 Roger Bird. William Briscoe, clerk. William Briscoe. Cession.
1845 Nov 19 John Lander, M.A. Roger Bird, clerk. Roger Bird. Cession.
1890 Jul 16 Thomas Henry Whitehead. Richard Frederick Webb. John Lander. Resignation.
1894 Oct 4 Maxwell Frederick Webb. Richard Frederick Webb. Thomas Henry Whitehead, esq. Resignation.
1897 Jun 16 Thomas Nicholas Dunscomb. Richard Frederick Webb, esq. Maxwell Frederick Webb. Cession.

Donnington Church Rectors 1900-2011

Dates Rector
1904 - 1936 Frederick Augustus Reiss.
1936 - 1945 James John Agar-Ellis.
1945 - 1950 N. A. Edwards.
1950 - 1957 Daniel Gethyn Jones.
1957 - 1967 J. Eric Gethyn Jones (son of above).
1967 - 1973 Douglas Bell Richards.
1973 - 1980 Reginald Nash.
1981 - 1991 Reginald Legg.
1992 - 2001 Richard Hart.
2001 - 2010 Patricia Phillips.
2011 - Anthony Lomas.

Officiating Ministers 2001-2011 (taken from the Burial Register)

Date Officiating Minister
2001 Nov 9 Colin L Beever, Rector of Ledbury.
2002 Feb 5 Andrew Perry.
2002 Mar 17 Robert Shaw, Offic'g Minister.
2002 Mar 31 Peter N Newing, Curate.
2003 Oct 29 Andrew Perry.
2004 Apr 13 Patricia Phillips, Rector.
2004 Nov ? Patricia Phillips, Rector.
2005 May 27 John Evans, Vicar of Staunton.
2005 Jul 1 Andrew Perry.
2008 Jun 21 Patricia Phillips, Rector.
2009 May 29 Andrew Perry.
2010 Feb 11 Patricia Coleman.
2010 Oct 12 Andrew Perry.
2010 Mar 17 Andrew Perry.
2010 Nov 16 Andrew Perry.
2011 Mar 23 Anthony Lomas, Rector.
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