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Vicars of West Hallam and Mapperley From 1853

1853 – 1857
1870 – 1874
1875 – 1878
1880 – 1885
1886 – 1887
1887 – 1901
Grifith Boyton Curate
C J Newdigate Vicar
A Newdigate
John Walton & Alfred Newdigate (Alfred continued to 1870)
Edward B Parker - Assistant Curate
Thomas? Smith Vicar of Mapperley
W G or W T Western
H H Evans Vicar of Mapperley
Chas E Little Vicar
J M Mello

1902 – 1912
1913 – 1938

1938 – 1945
1945 – 1950
1946 – 1956
1966 – 1970
1971 – 1977
1978 – 1983
1985 – 1998
1999 – 2013
2015 -
Chas E Lane B A Vicar
John Pleming arrived in 1912 aged 48yrs (one of his sons was imprisoned for 6 months for attacking the father of his girlfriend)
Albert E Swain Vicar of Mapperley
William Harold Vaughan Vicar of Mapperley
G C C Spencer initially Rector of West Hallam then West Hallam and Mapperley from 1951
J E Martin Vicar
Kenneth Arthur Vorley
Frank Smith
E C Lyons (Ted)
Simon White
Gillian Ruth Turner-Callis

Left - Rectors shown on board in St Wilfrid's West Hallam.  1322 - 1663

Right - Rectors shown on board in St Wilfrid's West Hallam. 1668 - 1999

Some would have been Rectors of West Hallam and Mapperley

Bible presented to Alice Lowe (Redgate) as First Prize in 1924. She attended Holy Trinity Sunday School.
The Bible is signed by Reverend T Pleming.

Rev T Pleming was vicar 1913 – 1938

Thursday March 31st 1938

A Clerical Appointment

THE Bishop of Derby has presented the Rev. A. E. Swain to the living of Mapperley, the Rural Deanery of Ilkeston, in succession the Rev. J. Fleming, who is resigning.  Mr. Swain has been Rector of Elton, near Matlock, for the past three years, was ordained in 1920, and before coming into Derbyshire, he held curacies at Widnes, Newcastle-on-Tyne, and Birtley, Durham. He served the war with the Lancashire Fusiliers, being wounded and gassed three times, and he is president the local branch of the British Legion.

Choir in Vicarage Gardens (Brackenhurst) C 1939

Vicarage, Mapperley Lane - The Vicar at the time was Reverend Albert Edward Swain

Back Row - Frank Marsden, Eddie Marsden, Harold Marsden, Wilfred Hawley
Next Row - Ron Martin, Jessie Monk, Marie Hawley, Joan Hobson, Charles Durow
Next Row - Olive Thornley, Margaret Durow, Kitty Hawley
Next Row - Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Geoffrey Hawley, Vicars wife Mrs Swain
Front Row - Mrs Beardsley, George Hawley, Rex Hawley, Gordon Durow, Reverend Swain.

Reverend Vaughan, Vicar of Mapperley 1945 - 1951

Rev Vaughan with his wife Hilda and daughter Muriel Durow (Helen Cookes mum and grandparents)

Certificate licencing Reverend William Harold Vaughan to perform the Office of Curate of Mapperley. The document was sealed on 13th December 1945. Revd Vaughan took over from the retiring Reverend Albert Edward Swain.

Revd Swain and Revd Vaughan lived at the vicarage in Mapperley, now called Brackenhurst

Seal attached to the certificate shown above


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