Vicars Who Have Served the Parish of Cowick
From the first vicar of the parish until the creation of the Benefice of Great Snaith, fourteen vicars have taken on the role of Vicar of Cowick:
|Rev William Smith||1852 - 1886|
|Rev F L Barton||1886 - 1893|
|Rev Cecil Sykes||1893 - 1897|
|Rev J A Harpley||1897 - 1908|
|Rev Eastwood Blackburn||1908 - 1929|
|Rev J Griffiths *||1917 - 1919|
|Rev Henry Waterton||1929 - 1937|
|Rev Claude Norton||1938 - 1956|
|Rev W A Surtees||1956 - 1958|
|Rev W N Coghlin||1959 - 1966|
|Rev Ernest Steinly||1966 - 1968|
|Rev Derek Draycott||1968 - 1972|
|Rev Cecil J Hodge||1973 - 1977|
|Rev Gareth Salisbury||1978 - 1986|
Note *: Rev J Griffiths was Priest in Charge from 1917 to 1919 whilst the Rev Eastwood Blackburn was on active service.
Since the creation of the Benefice in 1986, two vicars have held the roles of Rector of the Benefice and Vicar of Cowick.
|Rev Canon Cyril Roberts||1986 - 2012|
|Rev Eleanor Robertshaw||2013 -|
The text in this section is based on text produced in the booklet produced by Leslie Cooper to commemorate 150 Years of Cowick Church in 2004. Permission to draw upon this text was kindly given by Mr Paul Cooper.