1866 At a Vestry meeting held in the Church this 4th day April 1866 the above accounts were examined and approved. There appears to be a balance of Eight Pounds Nineteen Shillings And Eightpence due to the Churchwardens.
Mr Thomas T Dawson was nominated and appointed Churchwarden by the Rector, and Mr George Edwd Thorne by the Parishioners.
The Rev Drummond P Chase* Principal of St Mary’s Hall Oxford having erected and fixed a pair of handsome Oak doors to the entrance of the Parish Church of Cosgrove it was resolved at a Vestry meeting held in the Church this 4th day of April 1866 that the best thanks of the Parishioners be given to him. And that the Rector be requested to forward a copy of this resolution to the Revd Gentleman signed
J Graham Chairman
Geo Edw Thorne
*He was born on 14 September 1820, at Château de Saulruit, near St. Omer. He was the second son of John Woodford Chase of Cosgrave, Northamptonshire. He matriculated at Pembroke College, Oxford on 15 February 1839. He became scholar of Oriel College on 22 May 1839, and was one of four who obtained first-class honours in classics in Michaelmas term, 1841. He graduated B.A. on 25 November 1841, proceeding M.A. on 14 June 1844 and D.D. in 1880, and was ordained deacon in 1844 and priest in 1849. In 1848, Chase became vice-principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford.