The Church Wardens of St Peter's Church, City of Cork.




1749 Joseph Harvey + Henry Rugge
1750 George Browne + Wm Braddock
1751 Joseph Browne + Nicholas Lee
1752 William Austen + Thomas Gibson
1753 Benjamin Bousfield + William Hare
1754 Edward Barrett + Robert Stevely
1755 Thomas Haffield + John Minton
1756 Timothy Hughes + Thomas Whiting
1757 Humphrey Crowley + Richard Purcell
1758 Abraham Shaw + James Lombard
1759 Robert Foresayeth + Zachary Morris
1760 Thomas Fuller + William Knight
1761 Micajah Jackson + William Cooke
1762 John Foot + James Hudson
1763 Edward Haddock + Ambrose Mason
1764 William Butler + Gerald Alley
1765 James Carpenter + Attiwell Hayes
1766 Robert Powell Junr + Joseph Harmon
1767 William Reynolds + Jas Lee
1768 William Farington + Carden Terry
1769 Alexander Downes + Robert King
1770 Henry Wrixon + Richard Pope
1771 John Litchfield + John Douman
1772 Thomas Caupion (+ Roger Adams not legally entitled)
1772 George Aickin + Arthur Coughlan
1773 James Willis + James Boyce
1774 Henry Hickman + Sampson Austin
1775 Samuel Harman + John Hinchlief
1776 Geo. Beamish + Wm Radcliffe
1777 Skeffington Campbell + Thomas Cochran
1778 Samuel Harrison + Thos Burn
1779 Thomas Campbell + Daniel Knight
1780 Samuel Harrison + Thomas Burn
1781 Francis Beeke + James Dennison
1782 John Watkins + Charles Dickenson
1783 John Hutchins + Joseph Raines
1784 Emanuel Hutchins + Ebenezer Spencer (John Raines removed out of parish)
1785 Seymour Thompson + John Ottley
1786 Robert Wood + William Rowe
1787 Samuel Rowland + Thomas Waggett
1788 John Day + Robert Stevelly
1789 George Harris + Bradshaw Popham
1790 Michael Quarry + George Stevelly
1791 William Abernathy + John Gwynn
1792 James Hyland + Edward Wise
1793 Henry Fowke + William Lane
1794 Richard Kemp + John Ballard
1795 John Nicholson + John Williams
1797 William Kemp + John Casey
1798 Joseph Austen + George Wood
1799 George Young + Saml Cox
1800 John White + Wm Byron
1801 Alexander Hayes + Wm F. Daunt
1802 John Smith + Anthony Hawkesworth
1803 James Young + Geo Laurance
1804 Allyn McCarthy + Peter Comerford
1805 John Nixon + Wm Oakshott
1806 John Traverse + Richard Lane jnr
1807 William Bleazby + Thomas Jones
1808 George Young Jnr + Thomas Grey Fuller
1809 Saml R. Wily + Francis Hodder
1810 James Wood + Robert Olden
1811 John Hagarty + William Smith
1812 Samuel Harrisson + Edward Hudson
1813 Robert Stotesbury Senr + John Ballard
1814 Thomas Chillingsworth + Robert Statesbury
1815 Thomas Guest + Charles Flanagan jnr
1816 George Young + James Ballard
1817 Robert Johnson + James Ballard
1818 Edward Casey + William Caulfield
1819 Thomas Cocker + Joseph Austen
1820 Peter Comerford + John Parks
1821 Samuel Lester + John Hagarty
1822 George Smyth + Andrew Johnson Wellstead
1823 William Caulfield + Wm Jameson
1824 Saml Cox + Thomas Olden
1825 Mathew Ludgate + John Connell
1826 Charles Graves + Wm Harding
1827 George Keybourn + Wm Shinkin
1828 John Sadlier Forster + Carden Terry Crofts
1829 Francis Bernard Beamish + Wm Shirkwin
1830 Hugh Driscoll + Isaac Bass
1831 Thomas Parker + Lewis Jones
1832 Robert Gibson + Rbt Nicholls
1833 Nicholas Dunscombe + Benjamin Noble
1834 George Moore + Jno Saunders
1835 Henry Austen + John Giles Sullivan
1836 Benjamin Noble + Charles Austen
1837 Jno Hornebrook + Rowland Davies
1838 Richard P. Harris + Francis Heard
1839 Wm Taylor + Mor. Steele
1840 Clear Davidson + James Sweeny
1841 Nicholas Dunscombe + James Sweeny
1842 Thomas Williams + Jno G. Gibbings
1843 Jonas Alcock + Humphrey Price Bolster
1844 Wm Caulfield + Wm Ledger
1845 Samuel Lester + Thomas Geary
1846 James Sweeney + Henry Biggs


The above were taken from from: Annals of St Peter's Church, Cork. Compiled from the Parish Books by Richard Caulfield LLD, Fellow of the Society of Antiquities, London. Sept. 16th 1822:
The list of Church Wardens taken from the Vestry Books on the left does not correspond entirely with the Church Warden's who actually signed the Burial Register for St Peters, as transcribed by Richard Caulfield (Reference 702/3 held by the RCBL, Dublin):

Dec 1745 Abraham Chatterton + John Smith
May 1747 Francis Poole + Robert Wrixon
Feb 1747/8 John Martin + Will Sargeant
Jan 1748/9 William Bennett + John Boffington
Sep 1749 Joseph Harvey + Henry Rugge
Mar 1749/50 George Browne + William Braddock
Jul 1751 Joseph Browne + Nicholas Lee
Mar 1751/2 Joseph Brown + Nicholas Lee
May 1753 Benjamin Bousfield + James Carr
Mar 1754 Edward Barrett + Robert Stevely
Jan 1755 Thomas Haffield + John Minton
Oct 1755 Thomas Haffield + John Winton
Oct 1759 Thomas Fuller + William Knight
Sep 1763 Ambrose Mason + Edward Haddock
Mar 1799 William Kemp + John Casey
May 1800 John White + William Byron
Sep 1801 John Smith + Anthony Hawkesworth
May 1804 James Young + George Lawrence
Apr 1807 John Nixon + William Oakshot






















St Peter's Church main door as it was in 1980
when the church was locked and unused.
Click to enlarge the photograph.




1788 Robert Stevelly and John Day Ch. Wardens agreed that any person in future who shall be elected ch warden if it should be inconvenient from business or otherwise he shall be permitted to decline on payment of 20 pounds to be applied to the use of the church until it be finished and shall never after be put to nomination for church warden while he resides in the parish.

1817 Oct 27 A vestry pursuant to public notice to consider the recommendations of the Physician of the Fever Hospital with respect to checking the contageous Fever now raging, a committee was appointed for the purpose of fumigating the houses in the lanes of the parish.

1826
Boys composing the choir:
Henry Allen
John Rogers
Michael Barry
James Barry
George Tarrant

1828 John Carroll Ast organist 14 pa


Inscriptions on Communion Plate once belonging to St Peters:
"This cup was made for the church
of St Peter in Cork the year 1627
Richard Cooke, William Potter,
Church Wardens"


Lange Chalice
"In usium Ecclesice St Petri
Corcaqiensis Anno Dom. 1719.
Ex Dono Danielis Crone Armigerii
Ciritatis Corcaqiensis Aldermanni"

From: Annals of St Peter's Church, Cork.
Compiled from the Parish Books by Richard Caulfield LLD, Fellow of the Society of Antiquities,London. Sept. 16th 1822:


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