History - Clippesby

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The history of Clippesby and its church has and continues to be actively researched by the local community and is comprehensively reported and described on the Clippesby Church and Countryside website.

There are facsimiles of church records available dating back to 1737 including Banns of Marriage.


To visit the history section of the Clippesby Church and Countryside website - click on the thumbnail below (opens in a new window).


The names of the Rectors of Clippesby are known from as far back as 1320.

Rectors or Priests-in-Charge of the Benefice of Martham, Repps, Thurne & Clippesby

2018 Dr. Steven Sivyer
2015 Karen Rayner
2006 Jeanette Crafer
1990 Peter Paine

Rectors of Clippesby

1997 Daphne Marcelle Bradford (Hon. Asst. Curate)
1992 Peter Stanley Paine
1990 Christopher William Cousins
1985 Kenneth Newton
1980 Robin Howard Elphick
1957 William Graham Brooking Snell
1954 Edward Hamley Turtle
1946 Harry Woodfield
1935 William James Hughes Sinnett Davies
1931 Bernard Milner Pickering
1918 Owen Manby
1897 Alfred W L Rivett
1860 Henry Joseph Muskett
1820 William Colby
1789 Christopher Taylor
1742 Robert Goodwyn
1723 William Adams
1721 Charles Trimnell
1719 George Hill
16-- Isaac Laughton
16-- Cuthbert Norris
16-- Thomas Dockwra
1640 ----- Drury
1602 William Parr
1593 John Nevinson
1561 Edward Sharpe
15-- Richard Crowder
1542 William Smith
1513 John Makins
1507 John Owdolf
1490 Thomas Foulsham
1477 Roger Grenegress
1473 Richard Foo
1471 Thomas Hanley
1459 John Dalton alias Bentbowe
1440 John Heroun
1433 Walter Davy
1432 Bartholomew Fuller
1409 John Dynyngton
1390 Thomas de Martham
1389 Henry Waggestaff
1361 Henry Gottes
1352 Edmund de Fressingfield
1338 Ralph de Urry
1338 John Urry
1338 Ralph de Depham
1326 Peter de Pagefield
1320 Thomas de Spyney

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