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20 December 2013

FINLAY. - On 13 December, the Revd Christopher John Finlay: NSM of Coln St Aldwyn, Hatherop, Quenington, Eastleach and Southrop (1998-2008); NSM in the South Cotswolds Team Ministry and Hon. Canon of Gloucester Cathedral since 2009; aged 67.

FRY. On 17 December, the Revd James Reinhold Fry: Vicar of St Luke's, Deptford (1960-66); Chalk (1966-97); Rural Dean of Gravesend (1981-91); Hon. Canon of Rochester Cathedral (1987-97); aged 83.

JONES. - On 7 December, the Revd Harold Desmond Jones: Vicar of Milton Ernest (1964-80); Thurleigh (1964-80); Rural Dean of Sharnbrook (1970-81); Hon. Canon of St Albans (1978-90); Vicar of Sharnbrook (1980-82); Priest-in-Charge of Knotting with Souldrop (1980-82); Rector of Sharnbrook and Knotting with Souldrop (1982-90); Priest-in-Charge of Felmersham (1982-87); Rural Dean of Sharnbrook (1986-90); aged 91.

OCKWELL. - On 11 December, the Revd Herbert Grant Ockwell: Chaplain to the Forces (Emergency Commission) (1940-46); Vicar of St Philip's, Lambeth (1946-52); St Andrew's, Surbiton (1952-62); the Ascension, Balham (1962-70); Hon. Canon of Southwark (1964-70); Canon Emeritus since 1970; Rector of Blendworth with Chalton and Idsworth (1970-81); aged 101.

PAGE. - On 13 December, the Revd Richard Dennis Page: Chaplain of St Lawrence's College, Ramsgate (1952-58); Dean Close School, Cheltenham (1958-60 and 1962-64); Netherton Training School (1960-62); Vicar of Ecclesfield (1964-71); Rural Dean of Ecclesfield (1966-71); Rector of Wells-next-the-Sea (1971-78); Curate-in-Charge of Holkham with Egmere and Waterden (1971-78); Rural Dean of Burnham and Walsingham (1972-78); Vicar of Hemsby (1978-83) Priest-in-Charge of Brooke with Kirstead, of Mundham with Seething, and of Thwaite (1983-85); Rector of Brooke, Kirstead, Mundham with Seething and Thwaite (1985-89); Hon. Canon of Norwich Cathedal (1987-89); aged 90.

SHIRESS. - On 9 December, the Revd David Henry Faithfull Shiress: Vicar of St Julian's, Shrewsbury (1958-67); St Michael and All Angels, Blackheath Park (1967-93); Sub-Dean of Greenwich (1981-90); Hon. Canon of Southwark Cathedral (1989-93); Rural Dean of Greenwich (1990-91); aged 86.

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