hold this archdeaconry with other benefices, in commendam ; and the bishops of St. Asaph have, up to the year 1844, held it in commendam, and not in union.
Charles Butler Clough, 20th Feb. 1844.
The dignity is rated for first fruits at 74l. 15s. 7½d.
William Olive was collated to the dignity of the office of archdeacon of the archdeaconry of Montgomery 29th Feb. 1844.
The Golden Prebend.
The earliest holder of this prebend mentioned is Robert Madoc, who died in 1533.
John ap Howel ap Breton, or Bruton, possessed this stall anno 1534, and died anno 1538. He was succeeded by
Maurice Burchenshaw, instituted anno 1538.
Thomas Yale was instituted 7th July 1564, vice Burchenshaw.
David Yale, S.T.P., was presented ist April 1578, vice Thomas Yale. He died possessed of this stall and one at Chester about 1613.
David Dolben, S.T.P.,was instituted 23rd Feb. 1625 and was elected bishop of Bangor anno 1631. He held this stall for some time in commendam, and then resigned it in 1633.
Hugh Williams, S.T.P., was admitted 2nd Oct.
- Ecton, p. 348.
- Founded in 1844. Ante, p. 63
- Valor. Ecclesiast.
- Bishops' Certificates.