The Archdeacon of Pontefract writes: THE Rt Revd Clive Young, Bishop of Dunwich from 1999 until 2013, died on 7 October. He was 67, and had been retired for just two years. His funeral took place on 23 October at Dore Abbey, and was followed by his burial in the churchyard there. Coming...
Melanie Fletcher writes: RACHEL Elizabeth Nugee, who died on 11 August, just before her 89th birthday, was born in north London. The daughter of John, a well-respected Jewish silk merchant, and Adelaide Makower, and the eldest of five children, she was brought up near Henley, where,...
ON A Sunday morning, amid glorious choral music, and led by a flurry of acolytes from his stall to the high altar as the celebrant in the colourfully ceremonious solemn eucharist at Wakefield Cathedral, the Very Revd John Allen
PREBENDARY Alan Tanner, who died recently, aged 90, had been a priest for just on 60 years; but a great part of his life had also been devoted to the welfare of haemophiliacs
THE Revd Pamela LLoyd, who died on 25 September, less than a month short of her 90th birthday, was a pioneer in women’s ministry
Phyllis Tickle said that when she died, she wanted to be buried by a man in a dress
A correspondent writes:
THE Revd Geoffrey Davies, who died on 24 August, aged 91, had a long career in the Church in Wales and the Church of England.
Ordained in Brecon in 1951, and serving for two years as a minor canon of the cathedral, he left the area in 1955, to serve at Oystermouth,...
Canon Idris Thomas writes:
ON THE death of Canon William Jones on 1 September, aged 85, Bangor diocese lost a popular and a much loved priest. He was ordained 60 years ago, and, until a few weeks before his death was still taking services in the Churches of the Llŷn Peninsula, where...
THE Revd Dr Kenneth Leech known to all as Ken, who died on 12 September, aged 76, in Manchester, was a priest in the Anglo-Catholic tradition associated with the slum priests of the 19th and early 20th century
PROFESSOR John Emerton, who died on 12 September, aged 87, was born in London
SIR DAVID WILLCOCKS, who died on Thursday of last week, aged 95, was the brightest star in a firmament of post-war music directors who transformed cathedral and college musical life into something like its present shape