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The Church: Preferments and Appointments

Atkinson, Christie Chetwynd, to be Curate of Ashton-upon-Mersey.
Biron, H, B., Curate of Harbledown; Vicar of Lympne.
Blakeney, Richard Paul, Incumbent of Bridlington; Canon of Fenton, in York Minster.
Burton, Alfred; Vicar of Stretchworth.
Camidge, C. E., Incumbent of Thirsk; Canon of Wetwang, in York Minster.
Coulson, T. B., Rector of St. Burian and Hon. Canon of Truro; Vicar of Bramley, near Guildford, Surrey.
Crosse, C. H., Vicar of Impington, near Cambridge; Vicar of Sawston.
Driver, J. Pleydell, Curate of St. Paul's, Leamington; Vicar of St. Mary Magdalene, Worcester.
Gardener-Waterman, W.; Rector of Bicknor-with-Hucking, Kent.
Goodwin, L. E.; Rector of St. Martin with St. Paul, Canterbury.
Kearney, A. H., Vicar of Ixworth; Vicar of Coldham.
Keble, J. R.; Private Chaplain to the Bishop of Lichfield.
Lloyd, E. L., Chaplain of the Mission Chapel, Tremadoc; Vicar of Carno, Montgomery.
Lushington, T.G.L., Curate of Great Barton; Rector of Hawstead.
Rowsell, W., Incumbent of St. Paul's, Hull; Canon of Weighton, in York Minster.
Royds, C. L., Vicar of Aldenham; Rural Dean of Watford.
Rundle, T. S., Curate of St. Mary, Plympton; Perpetual Curate of Cockington.
Weldon, G. W.; Vicar of Bickley, Kent.

The Lord Mayor entertained the prelates and a numerous company at the Mansion House on the 12th inst.

The Bishop of Durham has given 1000 to found a Bury scholarship in Durham University. Bishop Bury was a distinguished Bishop of Durham.

The vacant canonry in Manchester Cathedral has been filled by the appointment of the Ven. G.H.G. Anson, Rector of Birch-in-Rusholme and Archdeacon of Manchester.

Lord De Saumarez has inserted a window in the Church of St. Mary de Castro, Guernsey, as a memorial of his mother, the wife of the first Baron. The work has been executed by Messrs. Burlison and Grylls.

On the 5th inst. the Bishop of Colchester consecrated a new burial ground at Great Totham, and unveiled a window which has been inserted in the church as a memorial of Mrs. Eyre, the mother of the present Vicar.

The annual Festival of the Church Sunday-School Choir, under the auspices of the committee of the Church of England Sunday-School Institute, took place at the Crystal Palace last Saturday, when a concert was given by 5000 members of the Church Sunday-School Choir, on the Handel orchestra.

The Rev. Forbes E. Winslow, Rector of St. Paul's, St. Leonards-on-Sea, has had 10,000, as a thank-offering, unconditionally and anonymously placed at his disposal by a member of his congregation for the building of a church for the poor in a district of St. Paul's parish called Bohemia.

An oaken reredos and sedilia erected in Bangor Cathedral as a family memorial to the late Colonel W.J. Holt was recently unveiled. They are from the designs of Mr. J. Oldrid Scott. The Dean is making a strong appeal for funds to complete the central tower; and Major Platt has offered 500 conditionally upon the like sum being contributed by other donors.

Mr. Justice Chitty has given his decision in the Prestbury Ritual case, overruling both the objections taken by the Rev. J. B. De La Bere to the orders of Lord Penzance. It was contended for the Vicar of Prestbury that the decree of suspension and monition was invalid on technical grounds, and that the order of deprivation was void because it was delivered in a committee-room of the House of Lords; but Mr. Justice Chitty decides against both of those objections, holding that the Palace of Westminster was not a Royal residence.

The Bishop of Chichester, attended by a large gathering of clergy, consecrated another new church at Eastbourne on the 6th inst., dedicated to All Souls, with accommodation for 800 persons. There is a good organ, by Bishop and Son, which cost 800. A campanile contains a peal of bells and clock—very useful in the neighbourhood of working men in which the church has been erected, and endowed at a cost of 30,000 by Lady Victoria Wellesley, as a memorial of her two sisters.

St. Paul's, Staverton, near Totnes, was reopened on the 6th inst., after considerable interior renovation, under the direction of Mr. J. Christian. The work had been begun before the appointment of the present Vicar, the Rev. J.B. Hughes, and finished through his exertions, the total outlay being about 2000. A new reredos, principally the gift of Rev. George Body, has been erected. It is a copy of one in the minster at Frieburg, in Baden, and was obtained through the Rev. S. Baring Gould.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2255—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 22, 1882, p.86