Vicar's of St Goran Church

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2nd Oct 1560-9 Roger Alley

Father?? Bishop Alley

3rd June 1570 Richard Hill

?? of Trenethick

16th April 1575 William Drake MA

To St Just Penwith

12th April 1578 Lancelot Roberts BA


5th Oct 1582 Sir Christopher Colmer

Last Vicar to be called Sir Deprived, but latter called to the living of St Allen

6th May 1583 John Jackson


19th Jan 1589 90 James Rillston MA

To St Breoke

1590 James Preston


21st March 1590 James Spycer BA

Signed first terrier preserved in registry

1603 1604 James Spicer BA

Probably son to predecessor mentioned of Playne an Gwarry


The plains of Cotna

24th May 1615 William Smythe MA

Ousted for Royalist tendencies

1650 1660 ???


10th or 24th JAN 1660 1661 William Gibbs MA

Of Plymtom son of James a well known doctor & writer. Buried at Goran

19th March 1681 2 Thomas Pendarvis MA

Pendarvis near Camborn. Also was Rector of Mawgan in Pyder

1685 Curate = Thomas Samsons

1694 Curate =  Nicholas Hosking

25th Nov 1695 Peter Osborn MA

Son of Vicar of Liskeard

Curate Mr Penlease

4th March 1708 9 John Shapter BA

Native of Chudleigh.

Buried 22 6 1716 at Goran

22nd Oct 1717 James Doucett BA

Buried 2 2 1734/5 at Goran

10th June 1735 John Dodge (Dingle) MA

170 families in Parish

Curate John Pomeroy lived at Trelissick

23rd Jan 1748 Richard Dalby BA

Buried 22 9 1790 at Goran

30th Sept 1790 Francis Hearle BA

New style Sept 2nd followed by Sept 14th

22nd Oct or 5th July 1796

John Francis Howel MA

Curate Samuel Thomas Gully

Curate = Thomas Hoblyn

Curate = J Johnson

400 families in Parish

7th Sept 1824 David Jenkins

Son of Vicar of St Clement

Buried 20 3 1903 at Gorran

19th April 1869

Charles Richard Sowell BA

Buried 13 7 1903 at Goran

Truro diocese reconstructed

1876 ????


1903 Dr Alexander R Eagar

Died /Buried at Manaccan

1910 John Pokhampton MA

To Cowleigh St Peter Malvern

1912 Sydney Hainsellin MA

Resigned for Naval Chaplainey

1916 James Upton Yonge MA

To Mawgan in Meneague

1929 William Charles Reeder MA

To Horley Surrey

24th Sept 1934

Charles Whitworth Phillips

United benefices of St Goran

& St Michael Caerhays

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