PREVIOUS INCUMBENTS

  • 'A church and a priest there' (Domesday Book), 1086.
  • 'B'., priest of Ilkley, c.1170.
  • Richard, 'priest of Ilkley', c. 1176.
  • Andrew, 'parson of the church of Ilkley', early 13th century.
  • Robert Flixthorpe, 1240 (Philip de Kyme).
  • R. Octon, c,1280.
  • William Malerbe, 1286 (Philip de Kyme).
  • William Ashby, 1295 (Philip de Kyme).
  • William Hastang, c.1301.
  • Robert Cottingham, canon of York, 1305 (Philip de Kyme).
  • Robert, son of William Cottingham, 1307 (Philip de Kyme).
  • William Cottingham, 1324 (William de Kyme).
  • William Spain, c.1340.
  • John Beaupyne, 1362 (still rector in 1378).
  • Gilbert Thorparch, c.1396.
  • Richard Garmouth, 1406 (Prior and Convent of Hexham).
  • William White, 1428 (Prior and Convent of Hexham).
  • John Barton, 1473 (Prior and Convent of Hexham).
  • Thomas Harper, 1473 (Prior and Convent of Hexham).
  • Thomas Jenkinson, 1507 (Prior and Convent of Hexham).
  • Thomas Wardall, 1523 (Grantees of the Prior and Convent of Hexham).
  • Robert Cressy (?)
  • George Grovell, 1541 (The King).
  • John Myddop, 1545 (The King).
  • John Pulleyne, 1554 (Christopher Maude).
  • John Wilson, 1568 (Feoffees of Arthur Maude).
  • Thomas Carre, 1572 (Feoffees of Arthur Maude).
  • William Sanderson, 1583 (?).
  • Hugo Rawood, 1583 (The Archbishop).
  • William Cooksun, 1595 (The Queen).
  • George Snell, 1598 (Thomas Maude).
  • Richard Hodgson, M.A., 1607 (Robert Maude).
  • Anthony Coates, 1640 (Robert Maude).
  • William Hustler, 1665 (The Archbishop).
  • George Dawson, 1703 (Stephen Wilks).
  • John Rhodes, 1716 (Stephen Wilks).
  • Thomas Lister, 1727 (Mrs. Florence Bowles).
  • Henry Travers, 1735 (The Archbishop).
  • Thomas Lister (reinstated) 1736 (Mrs. Florence Bowles}
  • Edmund Beeston B.D., 1745 (Mrs. Florence Bowles).
  • John Chapman, 1778 (George Hartley).
  • George Benson, 1801 ( William Leonard Hartley).
  • William Holdsworth, 1813 (William Leonard Hartley).
  • Joseph Clarke, 1830 (George Hartley).
  • John Snowdon, M.A., 1842 (George Hartley).
  • Arthur Cleveland Downer, M.A., 1878 (Bishop of Ripon).
  • Howard Kempson, B.A., 1886 (Mrs. Elizabeth Eyre).
  • William James Stephens Muntz, M.A., LL.D. 1901 (Hyndman Trust).
  • Francis Sinker, M.A., 1908 {Hyndman Trust).
  • Walter Francis James, M.A., 1913 (Hyndman Trust).
  • Arthur Hesketh Higson, M.A., 1916 (Hyndman Trust).
  • Charles John Hamer, Canon of Bradford, 1920 (Hyndman Trust).
  • James G. Garland, M.A., Canon of Bradford, 1935 (Hyndman Trust).
  • Ernest C. Cook, M.A., 1941 (Hyndman Trust).
  • Richard Cleland, 1967 (Hyndman Trust).
  • Peter Marshall, 1983 (Hyndman Trust)
  • Paul Tudge, 1999 (Hyndman Trust)
  • Lee Townend, 2008 (Hyndman Trust)