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This portion of my web site contains the text of a history of my local parish church which I wrote in 1979.

Minor amendments have been made (c)2005.
THIS TEXT IS COPYRIGHT 1979 BY STEPHEN SHAW. THE AUTHOR ASSERTS HIS RIGHT TO HAVE HIS NAME ASSOCIATED WITH HIS WORK.
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Stephen Shaw 10 Alstone Road STOCKPORT Cheshire SK4 5AH ENGLAND


History of St Thomas Church : Heaton Chapel

Church Officers


Year:   Incumbent:           Wardens:	
1795   W Bereford       	no record
1769    J Cooke		no record
1777   W Barnett	      no record
1779    J Taylor	     R Burgess, S Barlow
1780			      L Massey, I Downs
1781			  W Fildes, W Taylor
1782			  T Hulme, T Elcock
1783			  H Bibby Snr, T B Carrier
1784			   J Birch, (illegible)
1785			   S Beswick, (illegible)
1786			   E Buttler, J Kinder
1787			   I Hall, R Tonge
1788			         	no record
1802     J Gatliff		no record
1803				         J Dean, W Bramall
1804			         	no record
1809     C P Myddleton	no record		  Assistant Curates:
1821			         	no record		  G G Readon
1822			         	no record		  J  M Kirby
1826			         	no record		  W Harris
1830			         	no record		  H Houldsworth
1831			         	no record		  T L Harvey
1835			         	no record		  W J Boardman
1839			         	no record		  J Harrison
1840			         	J Roberts, W Travis
1841			         	H L Becker, S Barnett	R Martindale
1842			         	J Quell, J Marsland
1843			         	T Chadwick, W Holehouse
1844     E D Jackson	       no record
1845				         T Chadwick, J E Turner
1849				         J Mitchell, J E Turner
1853				         J Mitchell, C Travis
1854				         J Booth, C Travis
1855			         	J Swallow, P W Hammond
1857			         	T Marsland, J Harrier
1859			         	W Haigh, J Syddall
1861			         	no record
1863			         	G E Booth, J Syddall
1865			         	G E Booth, G Parr
1869				         G E Booth, R Scott
1871				         G E Booth, J D Bird
1873				         no record
1874				         J Hope, T Beaumont
1880     W H Rogers	     J Hope, T Beaumont
1881				         T Birch, A G Cooke
1883				         T Birch, E D Estill
1885			         	T Birch, A G Cooke
1888   	J Henn		O Hind, H Walters
1889			         	O Hind, H N Ashcroft
1890				         W T Beaumont, H N Ashcroft
1891				         W T Beaumont, W H Pinion		         ORGANIST: H S Greenwood- until 1931
1892				         F Burdett, W H Pinion
1893			         	F Burdett, W Wagstaffe
1894			         	W S Huffam, W Wagstaffe
1895			         	W S Huffam, J T Wood
1896			         	W Smith, J T Wood
1898				         E Watkin, J Locke
1900     W H Brayshaw	     E Watkin, J Locke
1902				         F W Shallis, J W Lister
1907  	S S Sutcliffe	F W Shallis, J W Lister
1909				         W Eastwood, J W Lister		SECRETARY: W A Hindley (until 1928?)
1912				         W Eastwood, A J Adams
1914				         A J Roberts, A J Adams
1917				         A J Roberts, E Reid
1918				         E Reid (only one warden was elected)
1919				         E Reid, H M Prince
1921				         No record
1926	   F Whatmough	E H Wraith, H M Prince
1928				         E H Wraith, J Harrison		SECRETARY: G Thompstone
1930				         J M Tutin, J Harrison		Secretary: D Holding (to 1944)
1933				         J M Tutin, P C Clayton
1936			         G J Bowers, P C Clayton		ORGANIST: J Handford
1939			         	G J Bowers, A Rew		Hon Curate: R F James (to 1945)
1945	   A Noble		G J Bowers, A Rew		Secretary: A B White (to 1947)
1948			         	G J Bowers, A Rew		Secretary: W E Boardman (to 1956)
1952	   A L M Davies	G J Bowers, A Rew
1956				         G J Bowers, A Rew		Curate: B P Whittaker
1957			         	G J Bowers, A Rew		Secretary: C J Knight (until 1959)
1958			         	G J Bowers, A Rew		Deputy Warden: J R Cone
1960			         	G J Bowers, J R Cone		Secretary: A J Redfern (to 1962?)
                                                          Hon.Warden: A Rew (to 1964)
1961				         G J Bowers, J R Cone		Organist: E Paine
1962			         	G J Bowers, J R Cone		Assistant Secretary: Y Hindle
1963			         	no record
1964				         S Price, J R Cone		Secretary: F Picker (to 1967),
                                                      Asst Treasurer: A Holt (to 1967)
1965	   P F B Denton	S Price, J R Cone
1967				         S Price, P J Swain
1968			         	S Price, P J Swain		Assistant Secretary: A Holt
1969			         	S Price, P J Swain		Secretary: J Chadwick (to 1970)
1971			         	S Price, P J Swain		Secretary: D Diamond (to 1973)
1973			         	S Price, P J Swain		Asst Treasurer: S J Shaw
1974				         S Price, P J Swain		Treasurer: S J Shaw (to 1978),
                                                          Secretary: C N Shaw (to 1978)
1976	   R J Alderson	        D Diamond, P J Swain		Hon Warden: S Price
1979				         D Diamond, S Broadhurst		Treasurer: R Harrison   Secretary: Unknown




An original copy of the book was deposited with The British Library Copyright Receipt Office on 1st August 1979 under receipt 68519.

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