Rectors of St George's


Roderick Neil Stephen Leece, BA., MA,

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John Slater, M.A., S.T.M.,

William Maynard Atkins, M.A., F.S.A.

Hon. Stephen Henry Phillimore, M.C., M.A.

  • Archdeacon of Middlesex

Henry Colville Montgomery Campbell, M.C., M.A.

  • He vacated the living on his consecration as Bishop of Willesden in 1940.He was subsequently (and successively) Bishop of Kensington, Guildford and London.

Norman Thicknesse, M.A.

  • Prebendary of St Paul's

David Anderson, M.A.

  • Prebendary of St Paul's

Edward Capel Cure, M.A.

  • Also a Canon of Windsor. He continued the social work of his predecessor, opening the St George's Institute in 1884.

Henry Howarth, B.D.

  • Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen. He reformed the Services at St George's, instituting a weekly Communion Service, and was active in improving the condition of the poor in the parish.

Robert Hodgson, M.A.

  • He was also Vicar of Hillingdon; 1810-40; Archdeacon of St Alban's, 1814-16; Dean of Chester, 1816-20; Dean of Carlisle, 1820-44. Through the marriage of his grand daughter to the Earl of Srathmore, he was an ancestor of the present Queen.

Henry Reginald Courtenay, D.C.L.

  • While Rector of St George's, he was also Rector of Lee, Kent, 1773-94; Prebendary of Exeter, 1772-94; Bishop of Bristol, 1794-97; Bishop and Archdeacon of Exeter, 1797-1803. He was buried in the vault of Grosvenor Chapel.

Charles Moss, D.D.

  • He continued to hold the living on his appointment as Bishop of St David's in 1766, but resigned on his elevation to the Bishopric of Bath and Wells in 1774.

Andrew Trebeck, D.D.

  • Born 1681; educated Charterhouse and Christ Church, Oxford. Vicar of Croydon, 1720 - 27. With St George's he also held the living of Shelley, Essex, where he was buried in 1759.