His living was in Cornwall, but he added to it a canonry at Bristol.
In 1770 he was promoted from a canonry at Christchurch, to the deanery of Canterbury.
He was 67 years of age, and was appointed to his canonry in 1867.
Accordingly, he retired to Florence, where he held a canonry in the cathedral.
They had discussed the priest's canonry, and the order for the crucifix.