A BRIEF HISTORY

 
WYTHALL AND
ST MARY'S
Preface
Introduction
The Ancient Parish
Early Wythall
Pre-conquest Evidence
Medieval Wythworth
The Church Beginnings
Wythall in the Middle Ages
Warwickshire 1567
Wythall 1500 - 1800
The Early Nonconformists
Wythall Chapel 1826
Wythall Chapel 1848
The Growing Parish
St Marys Wythall, Exterior
St Marys Wythall, Interior
Church Description
Incumbents
Organ Specification
Wythall Baptist Church
St Aidan's RC
R A F Wythall
Historical Buildings
Acknowledgments
 
   

Incumbents of St. Mary’s Church

Thomas Cook Yarranton
M A

(1859 - 1887)

  Vicar of Beoley before coming to Wythall. Rode with the Warwickshire Hounds. Played chess. Opened burial ground and built new church.
William Eastwick Henry Cotes
M A

(1888 - 1890)

  Curacies in Kings Norton, Chelsfield and Hammersmith prior to Wythall.
William James Knapton

 (1890 - 1891)

  Curacies in Bradford, Lewton and Eltham. Rector of Wiveton. Vicar of St. John Baptist. Great Marlborough Street, London prior to Wythall.
Ambrose Morris

(1892 - 1906)

Irish. Son of Sir Samuel Morris of Bally Bregan Castle, Tralee, and Ursula Denny of Tralee Castle. Curacies in Rotherhithe and Marylebone. Incumbent of St. James, Guernsey, CI. Rector of Old Charlton, Kent. prior to Wythall. Married with a large family. An excellent administrator.
Arthur Henry Phelips
MA

 (1907 - 1914)

Brother-in-Law of Canon Dunn (Kings Norton). Developed social life of the parish. Gave large garden parties at Weatheroak Hall. Late Canon of Worcester Cathedral.
Thomas George Faulkner

(1915 - 1933)

Something of perfectionist. Instituted Ascension Day breakfasts at the Vicarage. Nearly always accompanied by his large dog on his parochial visits.
Joseph Samuel Miller
B A

(1933 - 1957)

Irish. Graduate of Trinity College, Dublin. Former missionary and teacher of Science in China. Curacy in Kings Norton prior to Wythall.
Cecil Frederick Sharpe

(1958 - 1980)

American. Studied for the Ministry at Edinburgh Theological College. Served in R.A.F. during World War II. Curacies in Falkirk, Scotland and Kings Norton prior to Wythall.
David Methuen Osmond

(1980 - 1989)

 
Peter Malcolm Thomson
BCTS DipPS

(1990 - 2003)