Search for your ancestor in this publication of thousands of ecclesiastical dignitaries in England and Wales.
The publication is Index Ecclesiasticus or the alphabetical lists of all ecclesiastical dignitaries in England and Wales since the Reformation.
Within the index, you will find the name of dignitary along with his parish and date of appointment. In cases where the person served more than one parish, all parishes and appointment dates are listed.
The original publication was edited by Joseph Foster and published in 1890. It is held at the Cornell University Library