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Resignations and Retirements

22 November 2013

Dean to retire

THE Very Reverend John Guille, Dean of Southwell, in Southwell & Nottingham diocese, since 2007, will retire on 30 June 2014. Before his present appointment, he had been Archdeacon of Winchester and of Basingstoke, and Hon. Canon of Winchester Cathedral, in Winchester diocese, since 1999. The Revd Nigel Coates, Canon Residentiary of Southwell Minster, will be acting Dean during the vacancy.


ASHWORTH. The Revd Timothy Ashworth, NSM of Lostock, and of St Bede's, Bolton le Moors, remaining Chaplain of HM Prison Forest Bank (Manchester).

BULL. The Revd Christine Bull, Priest Pastor of Chester Cathedral (Chester): 30 November.

CRIPPS. The Revd Martyn Cripps, Rector of Davenham (Chester): 31 January.

DAVIES. The Revd John Davies, Vicar of Whitegate with Little Budworth (Chester).

DENT. The Revd Raymond Dent, Vicar of Willaston (Chester): 1 December.

EVANS. The Revd Hilary Evans, NS Assistant Curate of Hulme (Manchester).

GARDNER. The Revd Elizabeth Gardner, Vicar of St John the Evangelist, Weston, Runcorn, and Diocesan Clergy Widows and Retirement Officer (Chester).

KIRBY. The Revd Dr Paul Kirby, Head of Chaplaincy Services of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Chaplaincy Manager of Kent Community Health Trust, Acting Bishop's Adviser for Healthcare Chaplaincy, and Acting Diocesan AIDS/HIV Officer (Canterbury): 31 March.

PURVEY-TYRER. The Revd Neil Purvey-Tyrer, Diocesan Pastoral Care and Counselling Adviser, remaining Head of Chaplaincy of St Andrew's Hospital, Northampton (Peterborough).

ROLFE. The Revd Susan Rolfe, NSM of St Paul's, Peterborough.

SAVAGE. The Revd Hilary Savage, Rector of Eckington and Ridgeway (Derby): 1 March.

SCHOFIELD. The Revd Gary Schofield, Priest-in-Charge of Todwick, remaining Vicar of Wales, and Priest-in-Charge of Harthill and Thorpe Salvin, and Area Dean of Laughton (Sheffield).

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