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Some Vicars and Curates of Morvah

1776-1941
Transcribed by Heather Carbis



Vicars

William Borlase 1741-1812

Vicar of Morvah 1776 Madron with Penzance 1776-1812

 

From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

 

Name: William. Borlase 

College: PETERHOUSE 

Entered: Michs. 1759 

Born: 1741

 

More Information: Adm. pens. (age 17) at PETERHOUSE, Oct. 9, 1759. Of Cornwall. 2nd s. of Walter, LL.D., clerk, of Madron, Cornwall. B. 1741. School, Exeter. Matric. Michs. 1759; Scholar, 1759; B.A. 1764; M.A. 1776. Ord. deacon (London) Sept. 22, 1765. V. of Zennor, Cornwall, 1768-1812. V. of Morvah, 1776. V. of Madron with Penzance, 1776-1812. Succeeded his brother Samuel in the Castle Horneck estate, Dec. 30, 1801. Married Katherine (? Anne), dau. of John Penneck, V. of Gulval, Cornwall. Died s.p.m., 1812. Brother of the above, etc. (T. A. Walker, 318; Burke, L.G., 1925; G. Mag., 1812, II. 595.)



William Tremenheere

Vicar of Madron and Morvah 1812-38

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Michael Nowell Peters 1790-1880

Vicar of Madron and Morvah 1838-80

 

From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

 

Name: Michael Nowell. Peters

College: PETERHOUSE

Entered: 1818

Born: 1790

Died: 29 Jan 1880

 

More Information: Adm. Fell.-Com. at PETERHOUSE, May 1, 1818. Of Cornwall. [2nd s. of John (and Catherine Usticke, of Penwarne). B. 1790.] Matric. Michs, 1818; B.A. 1822; M.A. 1844. Adm. ad eundem at Oxford, July 1, 1851. Served in the Royal Cornwall Light Infantry, 1820. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Mar. 3, 1822; priest, 1824. V. of Madron and Morvah, Cornwall, 1838-80. Purchased Eshay Park, Penwarne. Married, June 6, 1818, Anne, dau. and heiress of the Rev. William Borlase, of Castle Horneck, and had issue. Died Jan. 29, 1880, aged 90, at Penzance; buried in Madron churchyard. (T. A. Walker, 402; Boase, Collect. Cornub., 719 and 728; Al. Oxon.; Crockford.)




Franklin Tonkin 1821-1894
Vicar of Madron with Morvah 1880 -1894

From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

Name: Franklin Tonkin

College: CORPUS CHRISTI

Entered: Michs. 1840

Died: 10 Nov 1894

 

More Information: Adm. pens. at CORPUS CHRISTI, Apr. 8, 1840. Of Cornwall. Matric. Michs. 1840; B.A. 1844; M.A. 1862. Ord. deacon (Salisbury) 1845; priest, 1846; C. of West Lulworth, Dorset, 1845-7. Chaplain to the Bishop of Edinburgh, 1847-55. P.C. of St Ives, Cornwall, 1855-61. C. of St Matthew's, Spring Gardens, Westminster, 1861-70. C. of St Peter's, Bournemouth, 1870-5. C. of Harford, Devon, 1875-6. R. of Thurlaston, Leics., 1876-80. V. of Madron with Morvah, Cornwall, 1880-94. Married Beatrix, dau. of Capt. W. H. Dobbie, J.P. and D.L., of Saling Hall, Essex. Died Nov. 10, 1894, aged 73. (Merchant Taylors' Sch. Reg. (sub his sons); Crockford; The Standard, Nov. 15, 1894.)




William Borlase Tremenheere
Vicar of Madron and Morvah 1895-1914


From Oxford University Alumni 1715-1886 Vol IV

Tremenheere, William Borlase, 2s, Charles William, of Bombay, arm. ORIEL COLL., Matric 22 Jan., 1869, aged 17; B.A. 1872, M.A. 1875, vicar of St. Luke Pallion, co. Durham 1883.



Edward Arthur Leslie Colvill
Vicar of Madron and Morvah 1914-1921

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Henry Richard Jennings 1866-??

Vicar of Madron with Morvah 1921-41

 

From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

 

Name: Henry Richard. Jennings

College: MAGDALENE

Entered: Michs. 1885

 

More Information: Adm. pens. (age 19) at MAGDALENE, July 21, 1885. S. of Francis Barnard [solicitor], of Elenville, Westerfield Road, Ipswich. [B. 1866.] School [Queen Elizabeth's], Ipswich. Matric. Michs. 1885; Scholar; B.A. 1888; M.A. 1893. Ord. deacon (Bishop Speechley, for Truro) 1889; priest (Truro) 1890; C. of St John-the-Baptist, Penzance, 1889-93; V. there, 1911-22. Tutor and Vice-Principal of Truro Theological School, 1893-9. Vice-Chancellor, Truro Cathedral, 1895-9. V. of Millbrook, Cornwall, 1899-1911. Rural Dean of East, 1909-10. Chaplain of St Michael's Mount, Penzance, 1911-21. Hon. Canon of Truro, 1915. Rural Dean of Penwith, 1916-19. V. of Madron with Morvah, 1921-41; resigned. Of Kenwyn vicarage, Cornwall, in 1947. (Crockford; Who's Who.)



Curates

 

Henry Penneck 1800-1862

Curate of Morvah 1828-42

 

From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

Name: Henry Penneck

College: TRINITY

Entered: Lent, 1823

Died: 24 Apr 1862

 

More Information: Adm. pens. (age 22) at TRINITY, Dec. 31, 1822. S. of Henry [M.D.] (and Sarah, dau. of Thomas Pidwell). B. [Aug. 7, 1800], at Penzance, Cornwall. Schools, Bodmin [and Penzance Grammar; also studied medicine in Edinburgh]. Matric. Lent, 1823. Migrated to Peterhouse, Oct. 21, 1823; B.A. 1827; M.A. 1830. Adm. ad eundem at Oxford, 1847. Ord. deacon (Bath and Wells) 1826; priest, 1828; C. of Morvah, Cornwall, 1828-42. His eyesight failing he retired to Penzance, where the remainder of his life was spent. A keen antiquary. Had a herbarium. Author of articles in the G. Mag. and Notes and Queries. Contributed to J. E. Smith's Botany. Died, unmarried, Apr. 24, 1862, at Penzance; buried in St Mary's churchyard. M.I. (Al. Oxon.; Boase, Biblio. Cornub., 452; T. A. Walker, 418, MS. note; Cornwall Reg., 44; Clergy List; G. Mag., 1862, II. 106-7.)




James Alexander Wood
Curate(?) of Madron and Morvah 1843-44


From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

Name: James Alexander Wood

College: ST CATHARINE'S

Entered: Michs. 1813

 

More Information: Adm. sizar at ST CATHARINE'S, Oct. 26, 1812. [S. of James Alexander.] B. at Highbury Place, Middlesex. Matric. Michs. 1813; B.A. 1819. In Holy Orders. Perhaps C. of Morvah, Cornwall, 1843-4, and C. of Sturminster-Marshall, Dorset, 1847-50; disappears from Clergy List, 1851. Father of the next; brother of Henry (1818). (Merchant Taylors' Sch. Reg.)




Vicesimus Knox Vade 1823-1874

Curate of Madron and Morvah 1849-1854


From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

Name: Vicesimus Knox Vade

College: TRINITY

Entered: Michs. 1841

Died: 13 May 1874

 

More Information: Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, June 29, 1841. [Eldest] s. of [Dr] John Knox, of 4, Lower Berkeley Street, London (and Marian). B. in London. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1841; B.A. 1845; M.A. 1848. Ord. deacon (London) 1845; priest, 1847. C. of Madron and Morvah, Cornwall, 1849-54. Latterly of 4, Lower Berkeley Street, Portman Square. Died May 13, 1874, at Notting Hill. (Harrow Sch. Reg.; Clergy List; Boase, Collect. Cornub.; Crockford.)




Edward. Hawkins Died 1887

Curate of Morvah 1857-58

 

From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

Name: Edward. Hawkins

College: CORPUS CHRISTI

Entered: Michs. 1844

 

More Information: Adm. pens. at CORPUS CHRISTI, May 21, 1844. Matric. Michs. 1844; B.A. 1848; M.A. 1883. Ord. deacon (Exeter) 1850; priest, 1851; C. of Kenwyn and Kea, Cornwall, 1850-1. C. of Calstock, 1852-4. C. of Wendon, 1854-5. C. of St Budock, 1855-7. C. of Morvah, 1857-8. C. of Perran-ar-Worthal, 1858-75. V. of Walton, Cumberland, 1875-87. Author, Notes on the Greek Testament. Died c. 1887. (G. B. Routledge; Crockford.)




George Morison 1812-??

Curate of Morvah 1859-60

From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

 

Name: George Morison

College: TRINITY

Entered: Michs. 1830

More Information: Adm. pens. (age 17) at TRINITY, Apr. 2, 1829. S. of George. B. in Tobago, W. Indies. School, Surrey (private). Matric. Michs. 1830; B.A. 1834; M.A. 1840. Ord. deacon (Barbados) 1836; priest, 1836; C. in Tobago, 1836-40. Assistant Chaplain at Aden and Surat, 1841-8. Chaplain at Aden, Deesa, etc., 1850-8. C. of Morvah, Cornwall, 1859-60. Translated Hymns of Prudentius. Latterly of Beachland, Ventnor, Isle of Wight. Disappears from Crockford 1895

 



Henry Sadler 1824-1904

Curate of Morvah 1862-71

 

From Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900

 

Name: Henry Sadler

College: CHRIST'S

Entered: Michs. 1843

Born: 11 Apr 1824

Died: 18 Jul 1904

 

More Information: Adm. pens. at CHRIST'S, July 6, 1843. S. of Thomas, of Graffham, Sussex. B. Apr. 11, 1824. School, Chichester. Matric. Michs. 1843; B.A. 1847. Ord. deacon (Gibraltar) 1853; priest, 1854. Principal of Malta Protestant College, 1852-5. C. of St James, Ratcliffe, Middlesex, 1855-62. C. of Morvah, Cornwall, 1862-71. Priest-in-charge of Zeerust, Transvaal, 1873-83; of Wakkerstrom, 1883-95; R. of Wakkerstrom, 1895-1904. Died there, July 18, 1904. (Peile, II. 485; Clergy List; Crockford.)