St Nicholas Longparish is part of a united benefice of 4 parishes, the others being St Andrews, Hurstbourne Priors, St Peters, St Mary Bourne and St James, Woodcott.   The Benefice is current in a vacancy since Rev'd Craig Marshall left in March 2020.

During the vacancy all enquiries regarding weddings, baptisms and funerals can be made to Karen in the Benefice Office on 01264 738308 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The post of part-time non-stipendiary assistant priest living at St Nicholas House in Longparish is currently vacant.

The Revd. Dodie Marsden is a part-time non-stipendiary assistant priest, working 2 days a week plus Sundays, from her home in St. Mary Bourne.

Vicar (resident in St. Mary Bourne)


Benefice Office: 01264 738308

Assistant Benefice Priest (resident in St Mary Bourne) The Revd. Dodie Marsden

01264 738211

Churchwardens Peter Jones
Meadow Sweet                             Longparish

01264 720551

Georgina Leask
Aston Cottage,                                   Longparish

 01264 720829

Hon. Treasurer

Huw Morrison

Gardeners Cottage,                    Longparish

01264 720240

Hon. Secretary Vacant
Covenant Secretary Georgina Leask 01264 720829
Organist David Blake  
Church Flowers Clare Francis  01264 720361

Other Parochial Church Council members

John Young Graeme Francis
Gemma Doughty Jones Huw Morrison
Joanna Roebuck Pippa Sawyer


In a scheme run jointly by the Church and the Parish Council and supported by the Community Association, volunteers welcome newcomers to the village.

St Nicholas Fair

A Christmas Fair is held close to December 6th

Contact Georgi Leask 01264 720829

Parking for weddings etc.

The Church field is usually available (weather and farming permitting) for weddings etc.

Please apply to Middleton Estate Office 01264 720615