Okehampton Priests

Catholic priests in Okehampton

1901 – 1907 Fr Michael Burns – was Military Chaplain at Okehampton Camp. (From St Boniface’s College, Plymouth)

1907 – 1911 Fr Francis Moulinet. First appointed parish priest to Okehampton.

1911-1914 Fr George Barrett (died 1914)

1914 – 1915 Fr James Shore

1915-1916 Fr William Southenden

1917-1928 Fr Cyril Smith

1928-1931 Fr John Haslip

1931 – 1933 Fr Aloysius Bouchier

1933-1938 Fr David Rea

1938 – 1944 Fr Wilfred Pedrick

1944 – 1951 Fr Timothy O’Leary

1951 – 1957 Fr Thomas Mellerick

1958 – 1966 Fr Michael John Murphy

1966 – 1971 Fr Donald Smith

1971 – 1975 Fr Michael Considine

(It is worth noting that the previous Bishop of Plymouth, Right Rev Christopher Budd, supplied as a priest in the parish in the early 1970s.)

1975 – 1988 Fr Michael Gerard Murphy

1989-1992 Fr Aloysius Coles O.S.B. (died soon after leaving)

1992 – 1997 Monsignor George Hay

1997 – 2003 Fr Michael Koppel

2003 – 2011 Fr Peter Morgan O.S.B.

2011 – Fr Darline Joseph Marianathan

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