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Deaths

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15 March 2013

FARMBROUGH. - On 9 March, the Rt Revd David John Farmbrough: Assistant Curate of Bishop's Hatfield, in charge of St John's, Hatfield New Town (1957-63); Vicar of Bishop's Stortford (1963-74); Chaplain of Bishop's Stortford Hospital (1963-74); Hon. Chaplain to the Bishop of Rochester (1963-74); Rural Dean of Bishop's Stortford (1973-74); Archdeacon of St Albans (1974-81); Bishop of Bedford (1981-93); Hon. Assistant Bishop of St Albans since 1994; aged 83.

KITCHING. - On 2 March, the Revd David Monro Kitching: Priest-in-Charge of Graveley with Papworth St Agnes with Yelling and Toseland (1986-90); aged 86.

JONES. - On 22 February, the Revd Alan David Jones: Chaplain to the Forces (Territorial Army) (1960-62); Assistant Curate of St John the Baptist, Southend-on-Sea, in charge of St Mark's (1960-64); Chaplain to the Forces (Territorial Army Reserve of Officers) (1962-67); Vicar of St Catherine's, Leyton (1964-70); Hatfield Broad Oak (1970-77); Curate-in-Charge of Bush End (1970-77); Vicar of Theydon Bois (1977-88); Priest-in-Charge of Finchingfield and Cornish Hall End (1988-93); aged 80.

NICHOLS. - On 14 February, the Revd Dennis Harry Nichols: Perpetual Curate of St Paul's, Spalding (1957-61); Vicar of Holy Trinity, Bury (1961-81); St Gluvias (1981-90); Rural Dean of Carnmarth South (1985-90); aged 87.

WARBURTON. - On 10 February, the Revd John Bryce Warburton: Vicar of Tideswell (1970-81); Bollington (1981-91); Capesthorne with Siddington and Marton (1991-98); aged 80.

WILLIAMS. - On 21 February, the Revd John Williams: Assistant Curate of St Chad's, Roseworth, Stockton-on-Tees, in charge of St James's (1962-65); Perpetual Curate (1965-68); Rector of Longnewton (1968-75); Durham Diocesan Social Responsibility Officer (1968-83); Hon. Canon of Durham Cathedral (1980-83); Bishop of Lichfield's Officer for Ministry (1983-96); Prebendary of Lichfield Cathedral (1983-96); Assistant Curate of St Mary with St Michael, Lichfield (1995-96); NSM of Christ Church, Edinburgh (1997-2010); aged 81.

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