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George Boyce Ordination Nomination

 

 

Ord Jun 2d 1776

 

George Boyce literate

 

Nomination to the C

of Wingfield in the

C of Berks & D of

Sarum. Stip 40

 

May 22d Lrs dimy

to the Bp of Lichfield

 

Licensed 3 June 1776

 

To the Right Reverend Father in God John

Lord Bishop of Sarum

 

 

                                    These are to certify to your Lordships

that I Timothy Wilde Vicar of Wingfield in the County

of Berks, and your Lordships Diocess of Sarum; do here

=by nominate and appoint George Boyce to perform the

Office of Curate in my Church of Wingfield aforesaid; and

do promise to allow him the yearly Sum of Forty Pounds

for his maintenance in the same, and to continue him to

officiate in said church until he shall be otherwise

provided of some ecclesiastical preferment, unless by Fault by

him committed he shall be lawfully removed from the same.

 

Witness my hand this 16 Day of May in the year of

Our Lord 1776                                     Timothy Wilde

 

 

 

To the Right Reverend Father in God John

Lord Bishop of Sarum

 

 

                                    Whereas our well-beloved in Christ

George Boyce of the Parish of Wingfield, hath declared

to us his intention of offering himself a Candidate for the

holy order of Priest, and for that end hath requested of us

Letters Testimonial of his Learning and good behaviour:

We therefore, whose Names are hereunto subscribed, do testify

that the said George Boyce having been personally known to

us for the space of three years last past, hath, during that time

lived piously, soberly and honestly, and diligently applied himself

to his studies; nor hath he at any time (as far as we know or

have heard) maintained or written any thing contrary to the

Doctrine or Discipline of the Church of England: And, moreover

we think him a Person worthy to be admitted to the holy order

of Priest.

 

I witness whereof we have hereunto set our Hands this 13th

Day of May in the year of our Lord 1776.

Edward Earle Vicar of Warfield

I Thistlethwaite

               Vicar of Sunninghill

J Bostock Canon of Windsor

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