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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.
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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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