Rectors of Garsdon

List of the Rectors of Garsdon taken from ‘A brief History of All Saints Church, Garsdon’ (pub. 2015)

Date of InductionNamePatron of BeneficeNotes
1297Laurentius CrokeAbbatia de Malmesbury (Malmesbury Abbey)
1309Nicholaus de StrattoneAbbatia de Malmesbury
1336Walterus DrueysAbbatia de Malmesbury
1355Robertus de NorthwodeAbbatia de Malmesbury
1362Robertus SketonAbbatia de Malmesbury
1370Robertus ---------Abbatia de Malmesbury
1376Adam KyngescoteAbbatia de Malmesbury
1394Willielmus SwyftAbbatia de Malmesbury
1430Davidis LloydAbbatia de Malmesbury
1448Johannes GreneAbbatia de Malmesbury
1464Ricardus GoldsmythAbbatia de Malmesbury
1482Johannes HaslerAbbatia de Malmesbury
1494Johannes WestRex Pro Abb. de Malmesbury
1511Thomas HallAbbatia de Malmesbury
1512Johannes BowreAbbatia de Malmesbury
?Johannes HarryesAbbatia de Malmesbury
1546Christopher WiltonAbbatia de Malmesbury
1551Thomas HarmarRicardus , filius et hoeros Ric. Modye de Garsdon etc.
1554Thomas ArnoldWmus Baseley, Armiger & Cath Uxor ojus.
1555Edwardus JankynsWmus Baseley, Armiger & Cath Uxor ojus.
1579Robertus BiggRicardus Moodie de Garsdon, Armiger
1612Ricardus WoodroffeJoh. Pury de Beverstone, ex concess R.Moodie
1640Johannes Hieron (alias Herne)Wmus Palmer de Somerford Parva, hac vice
1670Abraham GriffinElizabetha Washington
1690Samuelus LabonellElizabetha Washington
1698Thomas OrmeRbertus Dominus Ferrers de Chartley
1715Antonius JohnsonRobertus Comos Ferrers
1728Ricardus YaldwynLaurentius Shirley, Armiger
1763Joseph Simpson DDJohn D King of Halton
1797William LewisPaul Cobb, Methuen
Feb 5th 1814Thomas Anthony Methuen DCLPaul Cobb, Methuen
Oct 26th 1869Henry Gale DCLWilliam Wilkins Gale & John Weston Peters GaleFirst resident Rector for 115 years
Oct 25th 1877Thomas Sill Gray DDJohn Weston Peters Gale
June 11th 1892Reynell Wreford Hay MAThomas Sill Grayon his own resignation
Nov 22nd 1916Arthur Heywood Tredennick MAMrs Margaret Alice Haywife of R.W.Hay
Oct 6th 1918Charles HarrisMrs Margaret Alice Hay
June 24th 1929Frederick John WicksChurch Association Trust
1947-1954No incumbent in postChurch Association Trust
July 19th 1954John Stanley MarshallChurch Association Trust
1959Christopher Hunter-DunnChurch Association Trust
1975John WilsonChurch Association Trust
1984Alan DenyerChurch Association Trust
June 1992Richard EastBishop of Bristol, Church Association Trust
January 22nd 2014Stephen Wilkinson BEng DipThBishop of Bristol, Church Society and Exeter College OxfordPriest in Charge, then Rector from 2016 on creation of the Woodbridge Benefice (Garsdon, Brinkworth, Dauntsey, Great Somerford, Little Somerford, Lea)