Welcome to The Rectory Society

Rectory Photo

Patron: Sir Tom Stoppard
Ecclesticial Patron: The Rt Revd and Rt Hon The Lord Chartres
KVCO ChStJ PC DD FSA

Established in 2006, The Rectory Society was formed to help further interest in all former and existing rectories, parsonages and other clergy dwellings

Our AGM took place at the Church of St. Bartholomew The Less, on

Tuesday 1 March 2022

The AGM of the Rectory Society  took place on 1st March 2022 at 6/6.30pm at the Church of St. Bartholomew The Less, in London.  Our speaker was Matthew Parris, former Conservative MP, broadcaster, leading columnist of The Times and a leading columnist of The Spectator.   You can listen to the sound-recording of the talk between ...read more

Two-Day Visit to the Isle of Wight

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th May 2022 DAY 1:  We will visit Carisbrooke Castle just outside Newport in the morning.   Next we will visit some churches near the village of Bonchurch and the Old Rectory before going on to see the Ventnor Botanical Gardens and we will have a simple supper there.  Everyone should make ...read more

Visit to Oxfordshire: Rousham, Spelsbury and Church Enstone

Wednesday 8 June 2022

Wednesday 8th June 2022 We will visit two great estates:  Rousham and Ditchley Park as well as the village of Church Enstone. The first estate of Rousham boasts a beautiful old house and glorious garden built in 1730’s when it was built.  We will visit the Old Rectory on the estate and the church of ...read more