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Parish Priests

Sketch of Old St Helen's Church on the Duver
St Helens
(Bishop Wilfred) 704
Sir Philip de St. Helen 1250
Thomas de Arundel
1291 - 1305
Roger de Benham
1307
Willemus (Gustos de Sancte Elene)
1317 - 1318
Richard
1349
John Yen (Dom.)
1383
Thomas Stephene (Dom.)
1392
Hugh Bersey (Prior licensed to administer Sacraments)
1399 - 1401
Abell Wake (Dom.)
1520
Nicholas Donett
- 1527
Richard Pirley (Dom.)
1527
Walter Portyngton
1528
Thomas Bradshaw
1532
Ralph Pylgay
1541
Thomas Dare
1545
Robert Burche
1562
Thomas Smith
1606 - 1607
John Hooke
1610 - 1611
John Allison
- 1617
Samuel Wilkins
1617
Samuel Wilkinson (Presumed to be the same as above)
1622
Mr Percivall
1639 - 1640
John Reed
1654
John Travers
1659
Stephen Bownd
1677
Edward Thory
1686
Edmund Thory
1691
John Swanne
1708
Richard Burleigh
1708 - 1709
James Nutkins
1709
Francis Deacon
1715 - 1733
William Downes
1735 - 1745
John Gilbert
1747 - 1755
Robert Gibbs
1756 - 1795
Henry Oglander
1795 - 1814
Andrew Hamilton
1814
Anthony William Glynn
1814 - 1824
John le Marchant 1824 - 1829
Frederick Harry Pare 1829 - 1831
Edward Grose-Smith 1832 - 1833
William Young 1833 - 1845
William Henry Dearsley 1845 - 1872
William Henry Richards 1872 - 1901
Frederick William Wilkinson 1901 - 1904
William  Rooke 1904 - 1911
John H. Pearson 1911 - 1920
Christopher Greaves 1920 - 1927
H.T. Edwards 1927 - 1930
Louis Herbert Lethbridge 1930 - 1935
Albert Ernest Sidebotham 1935 - 1954
Douglas George Colley Caiger 1954 - 1959
John Victor Bean 1959 - 1966
James Frederick Buckett 1966 - 1972
David Michael Low 1972 - 1981
Seaview
F. Rowland Dawson
1907 - 1911
A.J.E. Harris Rivett
1912 - 1913
T. Sterling O'Reilly
1914 - 1925
J.F. Seymour Glynn
1925 - 1931
Evan Charles Morgan
1931 - 1938
George Darcy Blackman
1938 - 1949
R.H. Bassett M.A.
1949 - 1953
John Slack
1953 - 1965
Wilfred A. Collett
1965 - 1972
Norman E.C. Attrill
1972 - 1980
St Helens with Seaview
David Michael Low
1981 - 1988
Mark Laurence Hill-Tout
1989 - 1995
John Howard Barker
1996 - 2002
Mary M. Strange
2003 - 2013
Robert Wynford-Harris
2014 - 2017
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