Colwick Old Church
List of Incumbents
||Robert (Belvoir MSS)
|1282/3 (11th Mar.)
||Henry de Neutone, Priest Patron, Sir William de Colewycke
||Henry de Colwick rector
|1322/3 (2nd Mar.)
||Roger, son of Richard do Staunton, Priest Patron, as above
|1326 (28th Aug.)
||John de Stanton of Lancaster, Priest Patron as above
||John de Caton
|1348 (3rd Apr.)
||Phillip, son of John de Colwyk, Clerk, on death of John de Caton Patron,
Sir Thomas de Longvilers, Knight.
|1358 (15th Apr.)
||William Mareschall de Stretford, Chaplin, on death of Phillip de Colwyk Patron,
William de Colwyk
|1363/4 (8th Mar.)
||William Freman, Chaplin, by exchange of vicarage of Getyndon dio Lincoln
(Geddington), with W. Marshall Patron, Richard de Bevercotes.
|1365 (22nd Dec.)
||William Sewale, by exchange of rectory of Little Bondon, dio Lincoln
(Little Bowden?), with W. Freman Patron, as above.
|1368 (10th Dec.)
||John Godwyn, Priest, on resignation of W. Sewale Patron as above. (1380,
John Godwyn, parson of the church of Colwick, had pardon of his outlawry
for not appearing to render to William de Willesthorpe, John Larke, and
Amicia, widow of Robert Barker, the will of the said Robert).
||Robert Poule, Priest, on resignation of J. Godwyn Patron, Johanna,
widow of Sir Richard Biron, Knight.
||John, son of William Maggeson de Estwell, by exchange of rectory of Stilton
(Hants) with R. Poule Patron as above.
||William Henrison, by exchange of vicarage of Wirkesworth (Derbys.), with
J. Maggeson Patron, Master John Southam, Canon of Lincoln, Peter de la
Pole, and John Kyghley.
||Thurston Percivall, Chaplain, vacant Patron, William Bothe, Clerk,
Sir Robert Bothe, Knight, and Seth de Worley feoffees of Sir John Byron,
|1487/8 (12th Feb.)
||John Holme, on death of R. Pendilton Patron, Sir John Byron, Knight.
||William Preston Priest, on death of J. Holme Patron, Dame Alicia Byron.
||William Alrede Patron, J Byron.
|1519/20 (30th Jan.)
||William Martyne, Priest, on death of W. Alrede Patron, Dame Johanna
Clifton, widow, John Biron. Still rector in 1535.
|1558/9 (20th Feb.)
||Christopher Sinderby, on death of last incumbent, no patron given.
||Oliver Heywode, Priest, on death of last incumbent Patron, Sir John
Byron, Knight, Vicar of St. Marys, Nottingham from 155469. (Oliver Heywode
was ejected in 1569 as vicar of Colwick for contumacy as to the observance
of the Protestant Injunctions)
|1569 (17th Jun.)
||John Chetham, on deprivation of O. Heywode Patron, Sir John Byron.
||William Aldridge or Aldred, on death of J. Chetham Patron as above.
Possibly vicar of Ruddington, 1572/3. Buried 11 Dec. 1627. (1616, William
Aldridge, was indicted for the wrongful dismissal of a servant)
|1627/8 (15th Mar.)
||Robert Theobalds, on death of W. Aldridge Patron, Sir John Byron, K.B.
Cambridge M.A., Scholar from Westminster, Deacon and Priest, Master of
Nottingham Free School, 1616 27. Buried 23 June 1643.
||Isaac Abraham. Probably Cambridge B.A. Priest 1624
||Samuel Coates, member Nottingham Presbyter Classic, 1656. Ejected after
Restoration. Buried 27 Oct. 1659, at St. Marys, Nottingham.
|1662 (26th Mar.)
||Charles Parry Patron, John Musters. A Frenchman called to preach
at StantonontheWolds, ordained by Nottingham Presbyter Classic, 15th
July 1659. Priest 24 July 1660, by Bishop Chichester. Curate Adbolton,
166380. Buried 2 Sept., 1680 in the Chancel of Old Colwick Church, his
son and wife were also buried in the chancel.
|1680 (20th Dec.)
||John Stokes, on death of C. Parry Patron, John Musters. MA. possibly
Oxford. Deacon 1679, Priest 1680, Rector of West Bridgford, 171723. Buried
25 Feb 1723.
|1723 (4th Oct.)
||Thomas Rose, on death of J. Stokes Patron, Mundy Musters, Son of Richard
Rose, Clerk, of Derby. Cambridge M.A., Deacon. 1714, Priest 1717. Vicar
of Colston Bassett 172164 Rector of West Bridgford 174964. Buried there
16 Mar 1764
|1749 (8th Nov.)
||John Gage, on cession of T. Rose Patron as above. Son of John Gage,
of Bentley, Sussex. Born 1711, Cambridge M.A. Deacon and Priest 1738, Vicar
of Rowston 1760, Rector of West Bridgford 176470. Drowned in River Trent
14 Jan 1770. Buried at St Nicholas, Nottingham.
|1770 (12th Mar.)
||William Thompson, on death of J. Gage Patron, John Musters Deacon 1764,
Priest 1766, Curate of Colwick 176870. Rector of West Bridgford 17701803.
J.P. Notts. 17931803. Died 4th May 1803, aged 61. Memorial on wall of
ruined Old Church.
|1803 (27th Oct.)
||Peter Thoroton, on death of W. Thompson Patron as above. Born 1763.
Cambridge L.L.B. Deacon 1768, Priest 1787, Rector of Screveton 17881801.
Ashby with Oby and Thirne 18003, West Bridgford 180317, Prebend of Wolverhampton.
Died 15 Nov 1817, at Ramsgate, Buried there.
|1818 (30th Jan)
||Levett Edward Thoroton, on death of P. Thoroton Patron as above. Son
of Thomas Thoroton of Screveton. Born 8 Sept 1789. Cambridge B.A., Rector
of Ingoldmells 181517, West Bridgford 181831, Rowley 183152. Died at
|1834 (1st Mar.)
||William (Musters Chaworth) Musters, on cession of L. E. Thoroton Patron,
as above. Son of John Musters, of Annesley. Oxford B.A. Deacon 1833, Played
cricket for Notts. Died 16 Oct 1870 in Scotland. Buried in Old Churchyard,
as is wife Harriet.
|1860 (21st May)
||William James Mellor, on resignation of W.M.C. Musters Patron, John
Chaworth Musters, of Annesley, Son of Major James Mellor of Madras, India,
Cambridge B.A., Deacon 1857, Priest 1858, Vicar Rodmersham 187496. Died
4 Dec 1899, in London.
|1874 (4th Dec.)
||Henry Alexander R.N., on cession of W. J. Mellor Patron, as above.
Cambridge, no degree, Deacon 1852, Priest 1853, Chaplain R.N. 18549, Vicar
Shelford 185974. Died 24 July 1896, aged 70. Buried in Old Churchyard.
|1896 (1st Dec.)
||Henry Duckett, on death of H. Alexander Patron, Horatio David Davies
of Wateringbury Place, Kent. Son of Edward Duckett of Quadring. Born 13
Aug 1846. Cambridge M.A., Deacon 1871, Priest 1872, Died 15 Mar 1902 aged
56. Buried in Old Churchyard, as is his wife Ellen
|1902 (29th Jul)
||William Bannington Curran, on death of H. Duckett Patron, Sir H. D.
Davies, K.C.M.G., M.P. Born 11 June 1838, Kingston, Ontario. IL.A., Deacon
1861, Priest 1862, Incumbent Montreal 186499, Canon Niagara 187899,
Chaplain Algiers 18991902. Died Sept. 15 1908. Buried in Old Churchyard
||Walter Sidney Hildesley, on death of W. B. Curran Patron as above.
Deacon 1885, Priest 1888, Curate and Incumbent, Scotland 1886-99, Prominent
Freemason. Died 5 May 1943, aged 81. Buried in Old Church Yard, with wife
|1946 (2nd April)
||W T P Wheeler. Patron trustees of late Sir H D Davies
||Albert Edward Lewis, on cession of W. T. P. Wheeler Patron, Trustees
of trustees of late Sir H D Davies.