02 November 2006

BRADLEY.  — On 29 August, the Revd Donald John Walter Bradley: Succentor and Sacrist of Southwark Cathedral (1944-48); Chaplain and Tutor of Saltley Training College, Birmingham (1948-49); Chaplain of Cuddesdon College (1949); Vice-Principal (1951-53); Chaplain of Christ Church, Oxford (1951-53); Vicar of St Luke’s, Battersea (1953-63); Hon. Chaplain to the Bishop of Southwark (1960-63); Birmingham Diocesan Director of Religious Education (1963-72); Hon. Canon of Birmingham Cathedral (1970-84); Vicar of St George’s, Edgbaston (1971-84); Rural Dean of Edgbaston (1977-84); Hon. Chaplain to the Bishop of Birmingham (1978-84); Warden of Readers (1978-84); 85.

BRANWELL. — On 7 September, the Revd Edward Bruce Branwell: Vicar of Glossop (1951-56); UMCA Area Secretary for SE England (1956-58); Vicar of the Ascension, Lavender Hill (1958-64); Chaplain of Aldenham School (1964-70); Assistant Master of Burlington School, London (1970-77); Queenswood School (1977-82); aged 84.

DURRANS. — On 23 August, the Revd Anthony Durrans: SCM Field Secretary, Manchester (1964-66); NW Secretary (1966-68); Assistant General Secretary (1968-69); Rector of St John’s, Old Trafford (1969-80); Vicar of All Saints’s, Langley Park (1980-82); Team Rector of Langley and Parkfield (1982-85); Rector of Miles Platting (1985-87); Priest-in-Charge of the Apostles, Manchester (1985-87); Rector of the Apostles, Manchester, with Miles Platting (1987-97); Hon. Canon of Manchester Cathedral (1986); Area Dean of Ardwick (1991-96); Priest-in-Charge of All Saints’, Stretford (1997-2003); aged 67.

HOUSE. — On 1 September, the Ven. Francis Harry House: Secretary of the World Student Christian Federation (1938-40); Assistant Curate of Leeds (1940-42); Secretary of the WCC Youth Department (1946-47); Overseas Religious Broadcasting Organiser for the BBC (1942-44); Representative of World Student Relief (Greece) (1944-46); Head of Religious Broadcasting, BBC (1947-55); Hon. Curate of St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead (1947-55); Associate General Secretary of the WCC (1955-62); Assistant Editor of Ecumenical Review (1960-62); Vicar of Pontefract (1962-67); Rector of Gawsworth (1967-78); Archdeacon of Macclesfield (1967-78); Archdeacon Emeritus since 1978; 96.

WILLIAMS. — On 24 August, the Revd David Albert Williams: RAF Chaplain (1949-58); Assistant Master of King’s Rise School, Birmingham (1958-59); House Master of Bourne School, Kuala Lumpur (1959-61); Assistant Master of City of Coventry Boarding School, Cleobury Mortimer (1961-80); aged 89.


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