Col. Malcolm Sydenham Clarke Campbell

 Vicar of Ivybridge from 1922-1946

Col. Malcolm Sydenham Clarke Campbell

was born in 1863 and a popular vicar in his time. He married Jessie Hay in 1889. They had a son Malcolm Hay Alexander Campbell, born in India in 1892.
 
Col. Campbell was commissioned into the Royal Garrison Artillery in 1883 and served in the Ordnance Department in Burma from 1885-1887 where he was awarded the medal with clasp. China followed in 1900 and he was mentioned in dispatches and awarded the medal with clasp. During WWI he served at Woolwich as ordnance consulting officer for India.

 

He joined the church in 1919 and became a deacon followed by a priest in 1920. He was vicar of Ivybridge in 1922. Using his army training he drew a series of maps of Ivybridge showing all the dwellings in his parish and the people who lived there. Notes were made in pencil so that they could be updated. A copy of this valuable document is held by the Ivybridge Heritage & Archives Group and is often referenced.
 
Col Campbell retired from holy orders in 1946 and died in 1949. He and his wife are buried in Ivybridge churchyard.

COL. MALCOLM SYDENHAM CLARKE CAMPBELL

 Vicar of Ivybridge from 1922-1946

A popular vicar in his time, Col Campbell was born in 1863. He married Jessie Hay in 1889. They had a son Malcolm Hay Alexander Campbell, born in India in 1892.
Col. Campbell was commissioned into the Royal Garrison Artillery in 1883 and served in the Ordnance Department in Burma from 1885-1887 where he was awarded the medal with clasp. China followed in 1900 and he was mentioned in dispatches and awarded the medal with clasp. During WWI he served at Woolwich as ordnance consulting officer for India.
He joined the church in 1919 and became a deacon followed by a priest in 1920. He was vicar of Ivybridge in 1922. Using his army training he drew a series of maps of Ivybridge showing all the dwellings in his parish and the people who lived there. Notes were made in pencil so that they could be updated. A copy of this valuable document is held by the Ivybridge Heritage & Archives Group and is often referenced.

 

Col Campbell retired from holy orders in 1946 and died in 1949. He and his wife are buried in Ivybridge churchyard.