NOT OFTEN are both father and son hon. canons in the same cathedral, but
Christ Church, Oxford, now has two Canons Weston. Canon Keith Weston (right), a
former Rector of St Ebbe’s, was appointed Hon. Canon in 1981, but left for
Norwich diocese five years later when he became Hon. Canon Emeritus. Since
retirement, he has returned to the Oxford diocese.
He was delighted when his son, the Revd Stephen Weston, Team Rector of
Chipping Norton, was installed as Hon. Canon on 21 January along with three
Father and son could both find themselves acting as chaplains to summer
visitors in the cathedral, although Canon Stephen is very busy in his Cotswold
parish, and Canon Keith, now 80, is finding a long day on his feet quite tiring.