Newport : Minster Church of Sts Thomas



The Parish Church of Newport, which is presently designated as the Minster Church of Sts Thomas.

Two plaques in the tower, and any in the Belfry, have not been recorded

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Tower facade 1901
THE TOWER OF THIS CHURCH WITH
WESTERN FACADE WAS RESTORED AT
A COST OF £2,000 RAISED BY PUBLIC
SUBSCRIPTION, AND WAS UNVEILED
BY THE RT. REV. RANDALL DAVIDSON, D.D.
LORD BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE ON
NOVEMBER 5TH 1901
H.EDMUND SHARPE, M.A. VICAR
HON. SECY. & TREASURER C. FREDERICK FOX } CHURCHWARDENS
H. TULLIDGE
R. BIRD CHEVERTON, J.P. CHAIRMAN OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
MAYOR OF NEWPORT 1900
J.B. COLSON F.R.I.B.A.
ARCHITECT
WINCHESTER
EXORS OF W. FRANKLIN
CONTRACTORS
SOUTHAMPTON



The Grammar School
Newport
Book of Remembrance
1914 - 1918 + 1939-1945


Further information

For full details see Memorials on the Isle of Wight website



Newport Church of England
Boys School
Roll of Honour
1939-1945


Further information

For full details see Memorials on the Isle of Wight website



H.R.H. Prince Albert
ALBERT

-------------------
THE FOUNDATION STONE
OF
This Church
WAS LAID BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS
THE PRINCE ALBERT
AUG 24 A.D. 1854
FRANCIS PITTISEDWARD WAY
Mayor
GEORGE HENRY CONNOR M.A.HENRY LOOSEMORE
MinisterChurchwardens



Princess Elizabeth
TO THE MEMORY OF
THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH, DAUGHTER OF KING CHARLES I
WHO DIED AT CARISBROOKE CASTLE ON SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 8TH 1650
AND IS INTERRED BENEATH THE CHANCEL OF THIS CHURCH
THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED
AS A TOKEN OF RESPECT FOR HER VIRTUES, AND OF SYMPATHY FOR HER MISFORTUNES
BY VICTORIA R. 1856



Russian War Memorial
IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN FORMERLY STATIONED AT
PARKHURST BARRACKS WHO FOUGHT AND FELL IN THE RUSSIAN WAR



Royal Bombay Fusiliers Memorial
ROYAL BOMBAY
FUSILIERS
These Colours carried by the Regiment for 26 years
were deposited in this Church with much solemnity
on Saturday August 19 1871 in the presence of
His Royal Highness Prince Arthur, K.G., K.T., K.P.,
His Imperial & Royal Highness Frederick William
Crown Prince of the German Empire & Her Imperial &
Royal Highness Victoria Crown Princess of the
German Empire Princess Royal of
Great Britain and Ireland
W.S. Furneaux
Colonel

Battle Honours : CARNATIC, MYSORE, SERINGAPATAM BENI BOO ALI, PUNJAB, GOOJERAT
PLASSEY, BUXAR, GUZERAT, KIRKEE, ADEN, MOOLTAN


103rd Regiment History [National Army Museum]

The 1871 Census Lists Colonel William S Furneaux (b. 1818, Quebec) at Parkhust Barracks. William Stewart Furneaux died in Plymouth in 1872, aged 54.



106th Regiment
These old Colours of the 106 Regiment
Bombay Light Infantry
formerly 2nd Bombay European Regmt
were deposited in this Church on the
13th day of August 1874
[...]
Her Imperial and Royal Highness Victoria
Crown Princess of Germany and Princess Royal of England
[...]


106th Regiment History [National Army Museum]



BROOKS
THIS STAINED GLASS SCREEN
WAS ERECTED WITH THE SUM OF £300
GIVEN BY THE WILL OF THE LATE
JAMES HENRY STREYNSHAM
GILBERT WHALLEY BROOKS
TO THE VICAR AND CHURCHWARDENS
OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST THOMAS
NEWPORT, I.W. IN MEMORY OF THE
BROOKS FAMILY. THE SCREEN WAS
DEDICATED ON THE 13TH OCTOBER 1935.



National Probate Calendar 1932



CHEKE, Grace
[TAYLOR, Grace]
Sacred
TO THE MEMORY OF GRACE CHEKE
who was descended from ROBERT CHEKE, of MOTTISTONE
in this (ISLAND) by a Daughter of LORD MONTACUTE
Also of the family of SIR JOHN CHEKE. She married
RICHARD TAYLOR ESQR. of NEWPORT 1710 died 1722.
They had 7 Children, RICHARD, JOHN & CHEKE TAYLOR,
ANNE MAYO, GRACE WESTON, JANE FREKE, &
ELIZABETH TAYLOR, who died unmarried.
This tablet is erected by her GREAT GRANDAUGHTER
CATHERINE DICKINSON OF FARLEY HILL, BERKS.



CONNOR, George Henry
In loving Memory
George Henry Connor, M.A.
Rural Dean
Vicar of Newport from 1852 to 1882
Chaplain of St Nicholas within the
Castle of Carisbrooke
Dean of Windsor
Registrar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter
and
Domestic Chaplain to
Her Majesty Queen Victoria
Born Decr 21 1822
Entered into rest May 1 1885
Be thou faithful unto death
and I will give thee a crown of life.
Rev II : 10




(image from eBay)
George Henry Connor [Wikipedia]



CONNOR, Katharine Maude
In memory of
Katharine Maude
the Beloved Wife of
George Henry Connor, M.A.
Vicar of this Parish
Who died Nov 3rd 1859
Aged 30
"Blessed are the pure in heart
For they shall see God"
Matt. V. 8.



DELGARNO, John
TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN DELGARNO, ESQRE.
AN ABLE AND UPRIGHT MAGISTRATE
OF THIS COUNTY
AND MANY YEARS LORD MAYOR OF THIS BOROUGH
WHO DIED ON THE 12TH DAY OF APRIL 1818
AGED 67 YEARS.
INDEFATIGABLE IN THE DUTIES OF HIS SITUATION
AND THE SERVICE OF HIS PUBLIC
HIS NAME WILL LONG BE HELD IN RATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
BY THE INHABITANTS OF THIS ISLAND.
SOUND IN JUDGMENT AND FIRM IN CONDUCT
AN AFFECTIONATE FATHER, AND A SINCERE FRIEND
HIS VIRTUES WERE DESERVEDLY RESPECTED
AND HIS LOSS DEEPLY DEPLORED.



DENECKE, George
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
GEORGE DENECKE, ESQRE. M.D.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
AUGUST 19TH 1838
IN THE 63RD YEAR OF HIS AGE
His afflicted Widow, sums up his Character,
in the following comprehensive sentence.
He lived and died a Christian.



ELLIS, William
THE FIRST HEATING
OF THIS CHURCH
Erected by
WILLIAM ELLIS
High Street
Newport, I of Wight
August 1875


The 1871 and 1881 Census returns list William Ellis (b. 1818) at 129 High Street Newport, as an Ironmonger.



ESTCOURT, Arthur Sotheron
To the Glory of God and in memory of
Arthur Sotheron Estcourt, LLB, Town Clerk of
Newport, and Clerk of the County Council of the Isle of Wight
Born October 1st 1853 Died November 23rd 1892
A Tribute of affection and respect from his Friends and fellow Townsmen




Part of report on Mr Estcourt's death, Isle of Wight County Press, 26 November 1892



FIREBRACE, Anne
IN MEMORY OF
ANNE
WIDOW OF
WILLIAM FIREBRACE
LATE MAJOR 58TH REGT.
THE ALTAR PAVEMENT
OF THIS CHURCH IS GIVEN
BY HER AFFECTIONATE CHILDREN
ANNO DOMINI 1879


Anne Firebrace's death was registered Kensington, London, Jun 1878 qtr.



FIREBRACE, William
FIREBRACE, Anne
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
WILLIAM FIREBRACE, ESQUIRE
LATE MAJOR LVIII REGT.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT NEWPORT
JUNE 28TH 1856 AGED LXI YEARS
AND
ANNE FIREBRACE, HIS WIDOW
WHO DIED JUNE 2ND 1878
AGED LXXV YEARS


Anne Firebrace's death was registered Kensington, London, Jun 1878 qtr.



HAIGH, Henry
1837 HENRY HAIGH MA 1906
ARCHDEACON OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT
1886-1906 VICAR OF NEWPORT 1882-90
FAITHFUL IN DUTY
WISE IN COUNSEL
[...]


Henry Haigh Wikipedia article



HASLEWOOD, Clarissa
Sacred
TO THE MEMORY OF
CLARISSA, THE BELOVED WIFE OF
CAPTN. L.M. HASLEWOOD, OF THE 14TH REGT. OF FOOT
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 13TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 1836
AT ST KITTS
AGED 30 YEARS



HORSEY, Sir Edward
EDWARDVS QVI MILES ERAT, FORTISSIMVS HORSEY
VECTIS ERAT PRAESES, CONSTANS, TERRAQ MARIQ
MAGNANIMVS, PLACIDAE SB PACIS NOMINE FORTIS
IVSTITIAE CVLTOR, QVAM FIDVS AMICVS AMICO!
FAVTOR EVANGELII DELICTVS PRINCIPE VIXIT
MVNIFICVS, POPVLO MVLTVM DILECTVS AB OMNI
VICIT ET VT SANCTE SIC STAMINA SANCTA PEREGIT
QVI OBIT 23 DIE MARCII
ANNO DOMINI 1582.


See image of placard for translation of the inscription



KEITH
ANNO 1633

'This the old font; it was given in memory of her husband by Anne Keith in 1633 in memory of her husband.
Disappeared in 1850s, but re-discovered being used as a bird bath. Restored 2004.'



MAYO, Susan Mary
Inscribed by her Surviving Sisters
To the Memory of
Susan Mary Mayo Who died at
Yarmouth on the 27 of May 1869
and whose earthly remains are
laid in Newport Cemetery
"We bless Thy Holy Name for all Thy
Servants departed this life in Thy Faith
and fear beseeching Thee to give us
grace so to follow their good examples
that with them we may be partakers of
Thy heavenly Kingdom"



RICHARDS, George
TO
THE RESPECTED MEMORY
OF
The Revd. GEORGE RICHARDS, M.A.
29 Years Master of the Free Grammar School
of this Town.
That universal Philanthropy which furnished
his distinguishing characteristic endearing
him to his Fiends and to society. Flowing
from a highly reverential and a prayerful
observance of the Divine command.
A lively faith in the SAVIOUR in which
with Christian hope proved to his Soul
an Anchor both sure and stedfast during
a prolonged period of very acute suffering
which closed his mortal existence
in the 74th Year of his age.
This Memorial
is erected as a tribute of affectionate regard
by his Widow



SAYER, Thomas
SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
THOMAS SAYER Esqr A.B. of Exeter College, Oxford
who departed this Life Novr 18th 1818, in the 26th Year of his Age
The beloved & only Son
of WM. & SARAH SAYER late of Stratford, Essex
O! if from Infancy one Child you've loved
Whose every Act through Life your Mind approved
If you have felt what Anguish rends the Heart
Then such, so known, so loved, for ever part
Seek not to check the tributary Tear
O'er parents loss of all that Life holds dear
For you the Mourners reas this simple Stone
To sooth your Sorrows, and record their own.



SEWELL, Thomas
SEWELL, Jane
IN MEMORY OF THOMAS SEWELL, AND JANE HIS WIFE
T.S. DIED JULY 1 1842 AGED 68 J.S. DIED MAY 20 1848 AGED 74


Thomas Sewell, Solicitor, with his wife Jane, and their children, are listed on the 1841 Census return at Pitford House, Arreton, Isle of Wight.



STEPHENS, William
SNOW, Edwin
In Memory of
WILLIAM STEPHENS, PARISH CLERK
A.D. 1842 TO 1899,
AN OFFICE HELD IN THE FAMILY
FOR OVER 100 YEARS
WHO DIED AT NEWPORT I.W. FEB 26, 1900
AGED 89 YEARS
Also of
EDWIN SNOW
RINGER OF THE CURFEW IN THIS CHURCH
FOR OVER 50 YEARS
WHO DIED AT NEWPORT I.W. SEP 23, 1899
AGED 74 YEARS.
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY FRIENDS
AND PARISHIONERS WHO CHERISH THEIR MEMORY.



TAYLOR, John
Sacred
to the Memory of JOHN TAYLOR Esqr. of
FURSEYHURST in the ISLE of WIGHT. Born 17th March
1719, died 28th April 1801. Son of RICHARD TAYLOR
Esqr. M.D. and of GRACE CHEKE his Wife of the ancient
family of the CHEKES formerly of MOTTISTONE
and MERSTON of this ISLAND.
This tablet is erected by his grateful
and affectionate GRANDAUGHTER
CATHERINE DICKINSON
of FARLEY HILL, BERKS, 1835.



Scout Movement
This plaque was placed
in Newport Minster in recognition of
One Hundred years of Scouting service
to the community of Newport
1908 - 2008
by the 1st Newport Scout Group
(The Old Guard)
Honorary Freemen
of the Borough of Newport 1974





WEST, Septimus Harry
THE Honble
SEPTIMUS HARRY WEST
Sixth Son
of
JOHN EARL DE LAWARR
Died Octr. 21st.
1793
Aged 28 years



WILBERFORCE, Samuel
In final and reverent memory of
Samuel Wilberforce D.D.
Lord Bishop of Winchester
Formerly Rector of Brighstone and Rural
Dean in this Island who to the inexpressible
grief of this Diocese and of
the Church of England
was killed by a fall from his horse
July 19th 1873
This Tablet is erected to commemorate
the confirmation and last general ordination
held by his Lordship in this Church on
Trinity Sunday June 8th 1873
"They shall be as when a Standard bearer fainteth"
OXFORD 1845
WINCHESTER 1869





CHARTERS AND MAYORS OF NEWPORT
1883
CHARTERS OF THE BOROUGH
C 1180 HENRY 2ND ( CHARTER OF RICHARD DE REDVERS EARL OF DEVON AND
( LORD OF THE ISLAND
C 1283 EDWARD 1ST ( CHARTER OF ISABELLA DE FORTIBUS COUNTESS OF DEVON AND
( LADY OF THE ISLAND
ROYAL CHARTERS
1352 EDWARD 3RD 1439 HENRY 6TH 1547 EDWARD 6TH
1393 RICHARD 2ND 1464 EDWARD 4TH 1559 ELIZABETH
1393 RICHARD 2ND 1489 HENRY 7TH 1608 JAMES 1ST
1401 HENRY 4TH 1531 HENRY 8TH 1661 CHARLES 2ND
1414 HENRY 5TH 1684 CHARLES 2ND


1607 JOHN RIDGE
1608 RICHARD ERKSMAN
1609 JOHN EDEES
1610 NICHOLAS SERLE
1611 ROBERT WATERTON
1612 RICHARD JAMES
1613 STEPHEN MARSH
1614 THOMAS LEIGH
1615 JOHN RIDGE
1616 JOHN COLLINS
1617 WILLIAM BROADE
1618 DAVID MARTIN
1619 NICHOLAS SERLE
1620 ROBERT WATERTON
1621 THOMAS LEIGH
1622 ANDREW JAMES
1623 STEPHEN MARSH
1624 JOHN COLLINS
1625 WILLIAM BROADE
1626 ANTHONY MAYNARD
1627 ROBERT WATERTON
1628 ROBERT NEWLAND
1629 PETER RIDGE
1630 WILLIAM RUFFEN
1631 STEPHEN MARSH
1632 NICHOLAS SERLE
1633 THOMAS LEIGH
1634 JOHN COLLINS
1635 ANTHONY MAYNARD
1636 ( ROBERT NEWLAND
( PETER RIDGE
1637 WILLIAM RUFFEN
1638 ROBERT WATERTON
1639 MORGAN ADAMS
1640 ROBERT MATHEW
1641 MOSES READE
1642 THOMAS INNING
1643 THOMAS LEIGH
1644 PETER RIDGE
1645 WILLIAM RUFFEN
1646 JOHN CLARKE
1647 MOSES READE
1648 THOMAS INNING
1649 DANIEL BROADE
1650 ( STEPHEN MARSH
( GEORGE SERLE
1651 WILLIAM NEWLAND
1652 JOHN OGLANDER
1653 WILLIAM THOMAS
1654 PETER RIDGE
1655 JOHN CHATFIELD
1656 MOSES READE
1657 THOMAS INNING
1658 ( JOHN NEWLAND
( PETER RIDGE
1659 HENRY RINGWOOD
1660 GEORGE SERLE
1661 MOSES READE
1662 JOHN OGLANDER
  
1663 ARTHUR LEGG
1664 PHILLIP ODEAR
1665 NICHOLAS CHESTLE
1666 ROBERT LEIGH
1667 ABRAHAM STALLARD
1668 JOHN HOOKE
1669 WILLIAM HANNAM
1670 GEORGE NEWLAND
1671 NICHOLAS WOODNUTT
1672 JOHN HOPKINS
1673 PHILLIP ODEAR
1674 NICHOLAS CHESTLE
1675 ROBERT LEIGH
1676 JOHN HOOKE
1677 ABRAHAM STALLARD
1678 NICHOLAS WOODNUTT
1679 GEORGE NEWLAND
1680 ( JOHN HOPKINS
( FRANCIS SERLE
1681 ROBERT MATHEW
1682 JOHN BOWLER
1683 WILLIAM KEBLEWHITE
1684 WILLIAM LYNE
1685 THOMAS READE
1686 NICHOLAS ODEAR
1687 NICHOLAS WOODNUTT
1688 ( WILLIAM LOVING
( WILLIAM KEBLEWHITE
1689 EDWARD WEBB
1690 JOHN CHEEK
1691 WILLIAM LOVING
1692 THOMAS HEARNE
1693 ROBERT LEIGH
1694 NICHOLAS WOODNUTT
1695 ROBERT MATHEW
1696 JOHN BOWLER
1697 WILLIAM KEBLEWHITE
1698 THOMAS READE
1699 FRANCIS SERLE
1700 JAMES GRANT
1701 JOHN CHEEK
1702 THOMAS HEARNE
1703 ROBERT LEIGH
1704 ROBERT MATHEW
1705 JOHN BOWLER
1706 THOMAS READE
1707 JOHN REDSTONE
1708 JOHN LEIGH
1709 THOMAS RIDGE
1710 HENRY WOODFORD
1711 THOMAS SERLE
1712 WILLIAM KEBLEWHITE
1713 THOMAS READE
1714 JOHN HOW
1715 JAMES GRANT
1716 JOHN REDSTONE
1717 JAMES GRANT
1718 JOHN REDSTONE
1719 ROBERT MATHEW
  
1720 JOHN REDSTONE
1721 JOHN REDSTONE
1722 JOHN KING
1723 JOHN REDSTONE
1724 JOHN KING
1725 HENRY WOODFORD
1726 EDWARD TRATTLE
1727 JOHN REDSTONE
1728 HENRY WOODFORD
1729 JOHN REDSTONE
1730 EDWARD TRATTLE
1731 JOHN HOW
1732 THOMAS REDSTONE
1733 NEWLAND REYNOLDS
1734 EDWARD KEBLEWHITE
1735 RICHARD RIDGE
1736 JOHN KING
1737 ROBERT EYRE
1738 NEWLAND REYNOLDS
1739 ROBERT MATHEW
1740 RICHARD RIDGE
1741 ROBERT MATHEW
1742 FRANCIS WILLIAMS
1743 WILLIAM WHITE
1744 JOHN URRY
1745 JAMES SMITH
1746 THOMAS WOODFORD
1747 ( CLEMENT URRY
( JOHN URRY
1748 JOHN GREENE
1749 WILLIAM REDSTONE
1750 JOSEPH HOLLIS
1751 MARK ROGERS
1752 THOMAS WOODFORD
1753 JOHN POPHAM
1754 HENRY HOLMES
THOMAS HOLMES
1755 BENJAMIN COOKE
1756 RICHARD COWLAM
1757 GENERAL HENRY HOLMES
1758 ROBERT MATHEW
1759 WILLIAM REDSTONE
1760 THOMAS WOODFORD
1761 HARCOURT POWELL
1762 JOHN TRATTLE
1763 JOHN GREENE
1764 ( RICHARD COWLAM
( HARCOURT POWELL
1765 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1766 THOMAS WOODFORD
1767 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1768 HARCOURT POWELL
1769 THOMAS DICKONSON JUNR
1770 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1771 JOHN EAMES
1772 THOMAS DICKONSON
1773 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1774 EDWARD MEUX WORSLEY
1775 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
  
1776 THOMAS DICKONSON
1777 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1778 THOMAS DICKONSON
1779 JOHN JACOB
1780 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1781 HENRY TRATTLE
1782 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1783 HENRY TRATTLE
1784 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1785 WILLIAM DICKONSON
1786 LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1787 WILLIAM DICKONSON
1788 RICHARD BASSETT
1789 WILLIAM DICKONSON
1790 HENRY WORSLEY
1791 WILLIAM DICKONSON
1792 HENRY WORSLEY
1793 ( WILLIAM DICKONSON
( LEONARD TROUGHEAR HOLMES
1794 HENRY WORSLEY
1795 JOHN DELGARNO
1796 HENRY WORSLEY
1797 JOHN DELGARNO
1798 HENRY WORSLEY
1799 JOHN DELGARNO
1800 HENRY WORSLEY
1801 JOHN DELGARNO
1802 REVD HENRY WORSLEY LLD
1803 JOHN DELGARNO
1804 REVD H W HOLMES LLD
1805 JOHN DELGARNO
1806 RICHARD BASSETT
1807 JOHN DELGARNO
1808 RICHARD BASSETT
1809 JOHN DELGARNO
1810 RICHARD BASSETT
1811 JOHN DELGARNO
1812 JOHN POPHAM
1813 JOHN DELGARNO
1814 JOHN POPHAM
1815 JOHN DELGARNO
1816 RICHARD BASSETT
1817 JOHN DELGARNO
1818 SIR RICHARD BASSETT
1819 BENJAMIN JOLLIFFE
1820 SIR RICHARD BASSETT
1821 BENJAMIN JOLLIFFE
1822 SIR RICHARD BASSETT
1823 BENJAMIN JOLLIFFE
1824 SIR RICHARD BASSETT
1825 BENJAMIN JOLLIFFE
1826 SIR RICHARD BASSETT
1827 THE REVD PETER GEARY
1828 SIR RICHARD BASSETT
1829 THE REVD PETER GEARY
1830 SIR RICHARD BASSETT
1831 CHARLES BASSETT ROE
1832 PERCY SCOTT
1833 CHARLES BASSETT ROE
  
1834 PERCY SCOTT
1835 PERCY SCOTT
1836
1837 ( CHARLES ROE
( PERCY SCOTT
1838 THOMAS SEWELL
1839 THOMAS BLACHFORD
1840 THOMAS SEWELL
1841 THOMAS BLACHFORD
1842 PERCY SCOTT
1843 THOMAS COOKE
1844 BENJAMIN MEW
1845 BENJAMIN MEW
1846 ROBERT SEWELL
1847 JAMES ELDRIDGE
1848 JAMES ELDRIDGE
1849 EDWARD WAY
1850 EDWARD WAY
1851 CHARLES ESTCOURT
1852 FRANCIS PITTIS
1853 FRANCIS PITTIS
1854 CHARLES ESTCOURT
1855 JOHN HENRY HEARN
1856 WILLIAM BARON MEW
1857 EDWARD WAY
1858 EDWARD WAY
1859 FRANCIS PITTIS
1860 THOMAS PARKER MEW
1861 FRANCIS PITTIS
1862 FRANCIS PITTIS
1863 THOMAS PARKER MEW
1864 HENRY MEW
1865 HENRY MEW
1866 THOMAS PARKER MEW
1867 THOMAS PARKER MEW
1868 ROBERT PINNOCK
1869 ROBERT PINNOCK
1870 HENRY MEW
1871 WILLIAM BARON MEW
1872 WILLIAM BARON MEW
1873 WILLIAM BARON MEW
1874 ROBERT PINNOCK
1875 ROBERT PINNOCK
1876 ROBERT PINNOCK
1877 FRANCIS PITTIS
1878 FRANCIS PITTIS
1879 HERBERT ORCHARD
1880 HERBERT ORCHARD
1881 MORRIS MORGAN
1882 MORRIS MORGAN
1883 HENRY MORTIMER
1884 ROBEY ELDRIDGE
1885 HENRY MORTIMER
1886 SIR FRANCIS PITTIS
1887 JAMES GEORGE JUNR
1888 JOSEPH PARKER MEW
  
1889 WILLIAM CLEMENS WAY
1890 JOHN LOCK
1891 JOHN LOCK
1892 FRANCIS PITTIS
1893 FRANCIS PITTIS
1894 FRANCIS PITTIS
1895 FRANCIS TEMPLEMAN MEW
1896 FRANCIS TEMPLEMAN MEW
1897 CHARLES EDWARD PINNOCK
1898 RICHARD BIRD CHEVERTON
1899 GEORGE BARNARD PURKIS
1900 GEORGE BARNARD PURKIS
1901 FRANCIS TEMPLEMAN MEW
1902 CORNELIUS SALTER
1903 CORNELIUS SALTER
1904 CORNELIUS SALTER
1905 HARRY SHEPARD
1906 WILLIAM J WHITTINGTON
1907 ANTHONY GILL MARTIN
1908 ( ANTHONY GILL MARTIN
( CHARLES WEBB
1909 CHARLES WEBB
1910 FRANCIS TEMPLEMAN MEW
1911 JOHN CURTIS MILLGATE
1912 FRANK ERNEST WHITCHER
1913 ALBERT EDWARD HARVEY
1914 ALBERT EDWARD HARVEY
1915 JOHN CURTIS MILLGATE
1916 FRANK ERNEST WHITCHER
1917 FRANK ERNEST WHITCHER
1918 FRANK ERNEST WHITCHER
1919 SIDNEY CHAS WADHAM
1920 EDWARD MUNDEN
1921 EDWARD MUNDEN
1922 GEORGE FIELDER QUINTON
1923 GEORGE FIELDER QUINTON
1924 GEORGE FIELDER QUINTON
1925 JOHN CURTIS MILLGATE
1926 WILLIAM BLAKE
1927 WILLIAM BLAKE
1928 HENRY WILLIAM HORAN
1929 HENRY WILLIAM HORAN
1930 ELIZABETH RUBY CHANDLER
1931 WILLIAM THOMAS COLLINS
1932 JAMES LEGG MITCHELL
1933 ( JAMES LEGG MITCHELL
( FRANK DAMP
1934 ALBERT EDWARD HARVEY
1935 JOSEPH STANLEY BROWN
1936 FRANCIS J TEMPLEMAN MEW
1937 FRANCIS EVANS WELSH
1938 GILBERT CHARLES RUSSELL
1939 GILBERT CHARLES RUSSELL
1940 JOSEPH STANLEY BROWN
1941 JOSEPH STANLEY BROWN
1942 WILLIAM BLAKE
1943 WILLIAM BLAKE
  
1944 HENRY WHITEHEAD
1945 HENRY WHITEHEAD
1946 ALBERT EDWARD KING
1947 ALBERT EDWARD KING
1948 ALBERT EDWARD KING
1949 GILBERT CHARLES RUSSELL
1950 ALEC ODESSA PURDY
1951 FRANCIS J TEMPLEMAN MEW
1952 FRANCIS J TEMPLEMAN MEW
1953 FRANCIS J TEMPLEMAN MEW
1954 EDWIN PEARSON
1955 HOWARD EDWARD HARVEY
1956 WILLIAM GEORGE BULL
1957 WILLIAM GEORGE BULL
1958 GILBERT CHARLES RUSSELL
1959 ALEC ODESSA PURDY
1960 ERIC W G HANDS
1961 ERIC W G HANDS
1962 HOWARD EDWARD HARVEY
1963 DONALD JACK CARTWRIGHT
1964 DONALD JACK CARTWRIGHT
1965 ALAN THOMAS DRUDGE
1966 ALAN THOMAS DRUDGE
1967 JOHN ROGER POWELL
1968 JOHN ROGER POWELL
1969 WILLIAM PATRICK HOGAN
1970 WILLIAM PATRICK HOGAN
1971 PATRICK BRYAN
1972 JAMES ERNEST MESSENGER
1973 ALBERT JOHN CHALMERS



Mayors of the Borough
Chairmen of Newport Parish Council
Mayors of the Borough
1974 JOHN D. BROOM
1974-5 GEORGE H. KING Newport
1975-6 ALAN T. DRUDGE Parish
1976-7 DOUGLAS H. GORDON Council
1977-8 NORMAN J. BUTCHERS
1978-9 WILLIAM J. McKEOWN Chairman
1979-80 MRS. GLORIA A. MINGHELLA 2008/10 GEOFF LUMLEY
1980-1 HENRY J. MOON 2010/12 PETER J. WHITEMAN
1981-2 ROY WIGLEY 2012/14 MARY CRAVEN
1982-3 FRANK KENNETH BAILEY
1983-4 ERIC PICKFORD
1984-5 ROBIN W. FORD
1985-6 RAYMOND J. PRICE
1986-7 RICHARD E. CHARLTON
1987-8 NORMAN P.J. BUTCHERS
1988-9 NORMAN J.H. BARTHOLOMEW
1989-90 JOHN C. RITCHIE
1990-1 THOMAS P. CUNNINGHAM
1991-2 ADA LEIGH
1992-3 BARRY C. WADE
1993-4 MRS ROMA EVELYN HAMES
1994-5 JOHN EFFEMY



Vicars of Newport
NEWPORT
PARISH CHURCH
THERE HAS BEEN A CHURCH HERE SINCE ABOUT
1180 WHEN THE CHURCH WAS SERVED BY
MINISTERS OF NEWPORT. FROM 1858 WHEN WE
BECAME AN OFFICIAL PARISH, VICARS HAVE
BEEN APPOINTED
1852-1882 George Henry Connor
1882-1890 Henry Haigh
1890-1895 Clement Smith
1895-1913 Henry Edmund Sharpe
1913-1931 Cyril Herbert Thompson
1931-1937 John Francis Seymour Glynn
1937-1949 William Matthew Banks Hogg
1949-1957 Charles Roy Farnsworth
1957-1964 Arthur Peter Lumley
1964-1972 Frederick George Fuller
1972-1995 James Frederick Buckett



Vicars of Newport
NEWPORT MINSTER
VICARS OF NEWPORT
1996-2001 Alan Brown
2002-2009 Stephen Charles Palmer
2011- Kevin Paul Arkell

Credits : all photos and transcriptions by Geoff Allan