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Twickenham United Reformed Church

Our History: Roll of ministers


Benjamin Kluht b.London 1816. Lay Pastor at Twyford, Berks and Emsworth; Hackney; Twickenham 1840-47; Billericay 1847-56; Gravesend 1856-68 (d. Dec 30) CYB 1870 See the first pastorate
Edward Tasker b.1813. Airedale; Gateshead ?1841-43; Mount Zion, Sheffield 1843-47; Twickenham 1849; Well Street, Hackney 1851-55. Listed in 1881 census as retired Congregational minister living in Halifax
Philip Kent Axminster; Stalbridge 1826; Ilminster, Dulverton & Heachem 1833-37; Gainsborough 1837-39; Bible Society 1844-68 (Canada 1854-, Ireland 1859-); Twickenham (ov.) 1852
George Ingram b. Aberdeen 1815; Glasgow; Alloa; Albion Street, Glasgow; Twickenham 1854-64; Vineyard, Richmond (Sy) 1864-88; d.1889 CYB 1890 His son William Ayerst Ingram, 1855-1913, was a noted artist.
George Hunt Jackson Rotherham; Chatteris 1858-60; Richhill 1860-62; Youghall 1862-63; Limerick 1863-64; Twickenham 1865-71 Minister during the 1866-67 rebuilding of our premises
Samuel Fisher b. Cheltenham 1829; Boxford 1855-67; Boston 1867-71; Twickenham 1871-77; Secretary School for the sons of ministers, Lewisham 1877-94; Westborough, Maidstone 1894-96 (d. Jan 11) CYB 1897
George Walker Cheshunt; Brixham 1876-79;Twickenham (ov. appointed by London Congregational Union) 1879-81; Long Melford 1884-94 (d. 1908) CYB 1909 records death, no obituary)
Aurelius Gliddon b. Guernsey 1857; Headingly (Meth.); Methodist Forces Chaplain, Malta 1881; he married in Guernsey in 1881 and is shown as living there on the 1881 census.Twickenham ov.1881-82; minister 1882-84 d. Croydon 1929 - His daughter, Katie Gliddon, 1883-196? was a noted artist and suffragette. The 1891 Census shows him in Cheltenham, occupation 'manager of medicine depot', the 1901 Census in St Albans, 'Patent medicine drug vendor'. He is noted as an author of books on electro homoeopathy.
Thomas Poole b. c.1823; Cotton End; Hornsea 1845-71; Lymington 1871-84; Twickenham 1884-91 (d. 1912) CYB 1913
Arthur Calvert b.Halifax c.1857; Airedale; Hinckley 1886-92; Twickenham 1892-95; Regent Street, Oldham 1896-1902 CYB's from 1903-07 show him as living in Oldham, no longer in pastoral charge, his name does not appear in CYB 1908 onwards
George Hamson b.Hinckley 1869; Hackney; Twickenham 1896-98; Coggeshall 1898-1905; South Woodford 1905-11; Secretary, Young People's Missionary Movement 1911-15; Rake Lane, Wallasey 1915-29; Neston 1929-39 (d.1947) CYB 1948
Frederick Simmonds b.Wilts. c.1870 New; Kings Lynn 1896-99; Twickenham 1899-1907; Romford 1909-18; YMCA 1918-24 he is listed in CYB 1924 but not thereafter
Jenkyn James b. Aberdare 1866; Brecon Memorial; Middle-Still and Hook 1892-1905; Griffithstown 1905-08; Twickenham 1908-16; Hounslow 1916-24 (d.Oct 10) CYB 1925
Harold Bickley b. Stratford upon Avon 1894; Hackney; Twickenham 1917-22; Doddridge Memorial, Northampton 1923-34; Boulevard, Weston-Super-Mare 1934-46; Sherwell, Plymouth 1946-50; Moderator, Western Province 1950-60; Bovey Tracey 1960-62 (d.1986) URCYB 1986-7
John Thomas Rhys b. Llanbyther 1867; Brecon Memorial; Pontycymmer 1896-1906; Godreaman, Aberdare 1906-10; Rhyddings, Swansea 1910-17; Met. Sec British & Foreign Sailors Society 1917-24; Secretary to Dame Margaret Lloyd George; Twickenham 1923-29 (d.1938) CYB 1939
Arthur Parker b. West Bromwich 1858; Lancs. Independent; Benares (India) 1887-97; Trivandrum (India) 1897-1925; Arundel 1925-30; Twickenham 1930-33 (d.1935) CYB 1937
H. Allen Job b. NSW Australia 1881; Harley, London; Peru 1906-11; Kawhia (NZ) 192-14; Linwood, Christchurch (NZ) 1914-19; Temperance work in Australia 1919-23; UK Alliance 1923-37; Oldham Road, Manchester 1927-34; Twickenham 1934-43; Sec. Churches Committee on Gambling 1934-47 (d.Mar 20) CYB 1948
W. Maurice Holland b. Leicester 1887; Western; Rowbarton, Taunton 1913-17; Moorland Road, Weston-Super-Mare 1917-22; Cambridge Terrace, Wellington (NZ) 1922-29; Trinity, Walthamstow 1929-36; Ashford (Mx) 1936-44; Twickenham 1944-49 (d.1952) CYB 1953
Albert Molineaux b.Stepney; New; Twickenham 1949-54; Coggeshall 1954-60; Haverhill 1960-66; Broad Street, Reading 1966-83; Totteridge 1983-90; Whetstone 1984-90
F. Andrew Willmot b. Balham 1907; Paton; Haverhill 1939-44; East Sheen 1944-49; Trinity, Christchurch (NZ) 1950-55; Twickenham 1955-64; Earlsfield 1964-72 (d.1976) URCYB 1978
John Belderson b.Uganda; Lay Pastor, Oaklands, Shepherds Bush 1962-65; New; Twickenham 1965-71; West Park, Leeds 1971-86; Dacre 1986-98
Harold Bennett b. Sheffield; Yorks. United; Kirkstall, Leeds 1949-51; Barnard Castle 1951-59; Christ Church, Leicester 1959-72; Twickenham 1972-1985 (d.Mar 17). URCYB 1985-6
Norman Setchell Westminster; Lea Road, Wolverhampton 1979-82; Forces Chaplain 1982-84; Bilton Grange, Harrogate & Knaresborough 1984-86; Twickenham & Hampton Hill 1986-90; Victoria Road, Cambridge 1990-93; British Sailors Society, Antwerp 1993-97; West Langdon & Whitfield, Dover 1997-2002; Hospital chaplaincy 2002-
Robert (Bob) Warwicker Mansfield; Twickenham and Hampton Hill 1991-98; Industrial Mission South Yorkshire 1998-
Janet Lees Mansfield; Twickenham (Ass.) 1996-1998; St James & Shire Green, Sheffield 1998-2003
Terry Sparks London Bible College; Mauritius; Howick, Natal; Edenvale, Johannesburg; Twickenham and Hampton Hill 2001-2006; Bromley, Widmore Road & Lee Green 2006-
Jenny Snashall STETS (Southern Theological Education & Training Scheme); Wimbledon District Minister 2006-; Synod Lay Preaching Commissioner 2006 -;Twickenham and Hampton Hill 2007-

College names and the sources of obituaries are shown in italics


Last updated 3 June 2008. Any further biographical information would be received with interest, particularly if relating to those for whom we do not have official obituaries. To contact us please mail webmaster@twickenhamurc.org.uk