Registers

Rectors of Steeple

Ralph Blatchesdon (1318 – 1324)
Thomas de Meroston (1324 – 1325)
Robert Miche (1325 – ?)
Galfrid Courtois (? – 1361)
John Hullard (1361 – ?)
William Pregest (1381 – 1383)
John Marnham (1383 – 1413)
John Botham (1413 – 1414)
Robert Osanne (1414)
William Talbot (1414)
Robert Leycest (1414 – 1421)
Robert Lyn,or Hen,dringham (1421 – 1456)
Robert Dunley (1456 – ?)
William Brown (? – 1464)
Matthew ap David ap Vaughan (1464 – 1468)
William Jonys (1468 – 1485)
Richard Toppe (1485 – 1489)
Nicholas Ingleshent (1489 – ?)
Roger Lightfote (? – 1511)
Richard Williamson (1511 – ?)
George Marshe (1546 – 1568)
Edward James ( 1569 – 1600)
William Betterley (1600 – 1637)
John Churchill (1637 – 1682)
Samuel Bold (1682 – 1722)

Steeple cum Tyneham

Samuel Bold (1722 – 1737)
Christopher Twyniho (1737 – 1742)
Denis Bond (1742 – 1795)
William Bond (1795 – 1852)
Nathaniel Bond (1852 – 1889)
Christopher Wordsworth (1889 – 1897)
Claude Samuel Homan (1897 – 1913)
Edward Clifford Hawkes (1914 – 1916)
Thomas Openshaw Coupe (1916 – 1923)
Frederick de la Poer Beresford Corfield (1923 – 1927) [last resident Rector in Steeple Rectory] Christopher Campbell Sharpe (1927 – 1932)
Edwin George Clifford Frend (1932 – 1937)
Humphrey Churchill Money (1937 – 1950)
Vacant (1950 – 1953)

Steeple cum Tyneham combined with Church Knowle

John Lewis Jenkins (1953 – 1959)
John Pringle (1959 – 1965)
David Douglas Lloyd Evans (1966 – 1975)
John Henson (1975 – 1979)
Gerald Stephen Miles Squarey (1979 – 1985)

Steeple cum Tyneham & Church Knowle combined with Corfe Castle & Kimmeridge

Gerald Stephen Miles Squarey (1985 – 1990)
Maurice Arthur Strike (1991 – ?)
Ian Jackson (current)

 

Men of Steeple who fell in the Great War 1914 – 1919

Laurence Fk Burt, 1/4 Dorset, (18)
Bernard Chilcott, 250th Siege by R.G.A. (31)
George Gilbert Cooper, 1/4 Oxf. & Bucks L.I. (24)
Henry Charles Ford, 10th Canadians (28)
Frank Goiuld, 1st Dorset (41)
Stephen F. Lillington, 3rd Gren. Guards (19)

 

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Burials and Marriages