List of the Clergy of Hanslope
13th Century to the present day

Date
Rectors (derived their income from tithes)

1227
Thurston Basset (presented by Sir William Maudit)

1246
Silvester de Everdon (became Bishop of Carlisle 1246)

1246
Philip Duval (presented by Sir William Maudit 6th Feb 1246)

1261
Henry de Wengham (resigned)

1261
Richard de Hengham (presented by Sir William Maudit)

1269
James de Beauchamp (presented by William de Beauchamp
 
Earl of Warwick, 7th June 1269)

1293
Simon de Ellesworth (presented by William de Beauchamp
 
Earl of Warwick, 7th Sept 1293)

1297
Peter de Blund (presented 9th Apr 1297)

1300
Thurston Keswick [or de Hanslap]  (presented by Guy de Beauchamp,
 

30th June 1300; resigned after 9 days)

1301
Peter de Blund (presented for a second time, 9th July 1301)

1316
Adam de Herwynton (presented by Alice, Countess of Warwick,
 
2nd Oct 1316)

1329
Walter de Windlesore (presented by Thomas de Beauchamp,
 
Earl of Warwick, June 1329)

1329
Richard Pyriton (exchanged with successor to become
 
Archdeacon of Colchester)

1373
Michael de Northburgh (formerly Archdeacon of Colchester;
 
presented 2nd Oct 1373)

1382
John de Heremsthorpe (presented 12th Feb 1382)

1383
John de Hatfield (presented 16th Nov 1383)

1383
William de Morton (exchanged with successor
 
to become a prebend of St John’s College Church, Chester)

1395
Thomas Knight LLD(formerly a prebend of
 
St John’s College Church, Chester;
 
presented 15th July 1395;
 
he left money to build the church spire)

1414
John Baysham (instituted 15th May 1414;
 
presented by Richard, Earl of Warwick;
 
exchanged with successor to become Vicar of Olney)

1415
Thomas Aldebury (formerly Vicar of Olney)

1419
Nicholas Wymbyss (instituted 15th March 1419;
 
presented by the Earl of Warwick)

1434
Richard Monier (presented 22nd June 1434)

1434
John Hurle (died in 1457)

1467
John Stonys (presented 15th August 1467)

1485
John Morgan LLD (presented by the King Richard III, October 1485)

1496
Richard Hatton (presented 26th November 1496)

1509
Geoffrey Wrenn (presented by the King Henry VIII 23rd June 1509)

1527
Robert Bone (presented by the King Henry VIII 7th April 1527.
 
He was the last Rector, and on his presentation the living
 
became annexed to Leicester Collegiate Church;
 
a licence was obtained for its appropriation in 1523)

 

Date

 
Vicars (paid a stipend)

1250
Robert

1274
John de Harliscot
 
(presented by Jame de Beauchamp, Rector, November 1274)

1278
Warnus de Hanslap (presented April 1278)

1309
John de Vouseby (presented 8th May 1309)

 
List imperfect until 1555

1555
Thomas Grantham BA
 
(presented by William Rotherham, Mayor of Lincoln, 14th August 1555)

1558
Ralph Sutton (presented 28th October 1558)

1558
John Sibsthane

1598
William Jones (returned to be Curate of the parishes)

1605
William Linguard (married Hanslope 6th July 1605 to Ann Hillyer;
 
buried Hanslope 15th April 1620)

1620
William Houghton (married Hanslope 5th May 1617 to Isabel Wilcockes)

1640
Nathaniel Netmaker (presented 14th January 1640;
 
married Hanslope 30th November 1640 to Susanna Stackville;
 
afterwards Rector of Pitchcott)

 
Note: The church register seems to indicate that
 
Nathaniel Netmaker succeeded William Houghton sometime in 1638.

1658
Edmund Lawrence

1663
John Hatch (presented by the King Charles II, 21st March 1663)

1666
William Barton (presented 24th December 1666)

1667
William Ward BA (presented 8th Febuary 1677;
 
married Hanslope 19th Febuary 1705 to Ann Middleton;
 
died 23rd September 1714; buried in Hanslope Chancel)

1714
Shadrach Garston MA (instituted 24th November 1714;
 
died 18th October 1741; buried in Hanslope chancel)

1742
David Fowler LLB (presented 3rd April 1742;
 
buried Hanslope 12th January 1746)

1745
George Skelton BA (presented 22nd Febuary 1745; resigned)

1749
Moses Agar BA (presented 1st November 1749;
 
died 8th June 1783; buried in Hanslope chancel)

1783
John Parsons

1786
William Walmsey MA

 
The above two names were from Church registers,
 
the following two were from other sources.

1783
Richard Curtois LLB (presented 24th September 1783; resigned)

1786
Henry Davis (presented 15th June 1786)

1806
William Singleton (had been Curate since 1794;
 
presented 19th April 1806; resigned and returned
 
to Cumberland; died 11th October 1841)

1839
Mathew Webb Keiley MA (inducted 18th January 1839;)
 
died 25th June 1841; buried Hanslope churchyard

1841
James Mayne MA (presented by George Hyde of Norwich
 
2nd December 1841; died 7th February 1851;
 
buried Hanslope chancel)

1851
Mark Anthony Nicholson

1892
William Jardine Harkness MA (buried Hanslope 17th May 1930)

1930
John Percy Taylor LTh

1944
David Wingate AKC (died 13th January 1977;
 
buried Castlethorpe)

1968
Anthony F Otter

1978
Christopher M G Beake BA, AKC (Retired 2001)

2003
Gary Ecclestone SSC