Category:Archdeacons of Canterbury
From History of Canterbury Cathedral Library
Archdeacons of Canterbury from 1600 to 1869
1595: Charles Fotherby, became Dean of Canterbury in 1615, but held the archdeaconry in commendam until his death in 1619. 1619: William Kingsley, died in 1648. vacant 1660: George Hall, became bishop of Chester in 1662, but held the archdeaconry in commendam until his death in 1668. 1668: William Sancroft, was also Dean of St Paul's (1664-1678) and Archbishop of Canterbury (1677 to his suspension in 1690). 1672: Samuel Parker, became bishop of Oxford in 1686, but held the archdeaconry in commendam until death in 1688. 1688: John Battely, died in 1708. 1708: Thomas Green, became bishop of Norwich in 1721. 1721: Thomas Bowers, became bishop of Chichester 1722, but held the archdeaconry in commendam until his death in 1724. 1724: Samuel Lisle, became bishop of St Asaph in 1744, but held the archdeaconry in commendam until his translation to Norwich in 1748. 1748: Sir John Head, died in 1769. 1769: William Backhouse, died in 1788. 1788: John Lynch, died in 1803. 1803: Houstonne Radcliffe, died in 1822. 1822: Hon. Hugh Percy, resigned the archdeaconry on becoming Dean of Canterbury in 1825. 1825: James Croft, died in 1869.
Stall IV was permanently annexed to the archdeaconry of Canterbury in 1852.
Data from Hasted and Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541-1857, volume 3.