New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Gazette >

Obituaries

Obituary: SIR HENRY FREDERICK ROSS CATHERWOOD

Obituary: SIR HENRY FREDERICK ROSS CATHERWOOD

SIR FRED CATHERWOOD, who died on 30 November, aged 89, was a 20th-century advocate of the kind of socially responsible and politically involved Evangelicalism which had been so influential in the previous century

Obituary: DR RUTH ROSEVEARE

SHORTLY after the end of the Second World War, Ruth Roseveare, who died on 16 November, aged 96, offered herself for missionary work in India. The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG), which accepted her offer as a medical missionary, sent her to St Stephen's Hospital at Delhi in 1946

Obituary: JOHN HEPWORTH HOLROYD

JOHN HOLROYD, who died of cancer on 29 November, aged 79, was a remarkable example of the layman who, while holding down important public positions, found time to serve the Church as well

Obituary: PETER JAMES MIDDLEMISS

PETER MIDDLEMISS, who died on 19 October, aged 71, worked for the Church all his life, but remained a deeply committed layman, avoiding the attempts of several bishops to lay hands on him. He was a Reader for 47 years

Obituary: BARONESS JAMES OF HOLLAND PARK

Obituary: BARONESS JAMES OF HOLLAND PARK

THE term "national treasure" is over-used, but, if anyone deserved it, it was surely the novelist P. D. James, Baroness James of Holland Park, who died on Thursday of last week, aged 94, after a long and creative life. She was much loved and admired

Obituary: THE RT REVD COLIN DOCKER

Obituary: THE RT REVD COLIN DOCKER

THE Rt Revd Colin Docker, Bishop of Horsham, from 1975 to 1991, in the diocese of Chichester, died suddenly at home on Monday 3 November, just one month shy of his 89th birthday

Obituary: ANNE FRANCES POTTS

A LINK with the Church Times's editorial past has been broken with the death on 12 November of Anne Frances Potts, who edited what became its Young Readers' Page in the 1950s and 1960s

Obituary: PREBENDARY MICHAEL MORETON

PREBENDARY Michael Moreton, who died on 25 September, aged 97, was successively Rector and Priest-in-Charge of St Mary Steps in Exeter for more than three decades. He was an example of a priest who accompanied his parishioners on a life-long journey

Recollections

FURTHER to your obituary of Alvin Stardust (Gazette, 31 October): he worked with me on the BBC School Radio series Something to Think About in the early 1990s

Obituary: DAVID ROBIN CHARLES TRENDELL

Obituary: DAVID ROBIN CHARLES TRENDELL

DAVID TRENDELL was an extraordinary musician, a talented organist, and a director able to get the best out of young singers

Obituary: ALVIN STARDUST

Obituary: ALVIN STARDUST

ALVIN STARDUST - his real name was Bernard William Jewry - was a star of the rock-music scene in the 1970s

Most popular
Plan to groom ‘talent’ for high office in C of E

Plan to groom ‘talent’ for high office in C of E

A RADICAL overhaul of the Church of England's leadership...

Reforms needed to halt decline, says Archbishop Welby

Reforms needed to halt decline, says Archbishop Welby

PLANS to transform the Church of England were trailed...

Views on long-awaited episcopal appointments

From the Revd James Paice and others Sir, - We are...

Are these the leaders that we really want?

Are these the leaders that we really want?

THE Church of England is a complex and demanding institution, and...

Appointments

ADAMS. The Revd Mark Adams, Vicar of St John with...

Job of the week

Lecturer in Biblical Studies

New Zealand

THE COLLEGE OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST LECTURER IN BIBLICAL STUDIES (known as 'The Sir Paul Reeves' Lecturer') St John's Theological College (An Anglican Seminary of the Province of Aotearoa, New ...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

I was there when the tsunami struck

I was there when the tsunami struck

Ten years ago, Maxwell Hutchinson and his wife were on holiday in Sri Lanka when it was torn apart by the tsunami. He tells how they survived  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Should sanctions be imposed on clergy who marry a same-sex partner?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

There is no divine right of managers

Business should be learning from the Church rather than the other way round, argues Justin Lewis-Anthony  Subscribe to read more

Fri 19 Dec 14 @ 19:00
Pakistani Taliban condemned for Peshawar school massacre http://t.co/YN0ofY7Rlf

Fri 19 Dec 14 @ 17:41
Episcopal cloud hangs over conversion of civil partnerships http://t.co/5jPcl1T2Sa