On 14 December, the Revd Shirley Anne Birch: Hon. Parish Deacon in
the Melton Great Framland Team Ministry (1991-93); NSM in the
Melton Mowbray Team Ministry (1993-2001); Minster-in-Sheppey
(2002-09); aged 78.
- On 22 December, the Ven. Evan Arthur Bertram Hughes: CMS
Missionary at Taljhari, India (1959-62); Bhagalpur (1963-69);
Archdeacon of Bhagalpur (1965-66); Patna (1966-69); Assistant
Curate of Llanstadwell (1970-73); Lahore, Pakistan (1973-74); Vicar
of Johnston with Steynton (1974-80); Newcastle Emlyn (1980-81);
Newcastle Emlyn with Llandyfriog and Troed-yr-aur (1981-86); Canon
of St Davids Cathedral (1980-85); Archdeacon of Carmarthen
(1985-91); Vicar of Llanegwad with Llanfynydd (1986-88); Cynwil
Efed and Newchurch (1988-91); aged 87.
MARTINEAU. - On 21 December, the Revd Christopher
Lee Martineau: RNVR Chaplain (1943-46); Assistant Curate of St
Albans Abbey (1946-48); Vicar of St Paul's, Balsall Heath
(1948-54); Priest-in-Charge of Shard End (1954-58); Vicar
(1958-65); Rector of Holy Trinity, Skipton-in-Craven (1965-83);
Hon. Canon of Bradford Cathedral (1972-83); aged 96.
On 19 December, the Very Revd John Andrew Brian Mayne:
Curate-in-Charge of Knockagoney (1962-68); Belvoir (1986-71);
Rector (1971-80); Down & Dromore Diocesan Warden of Readers
(1969-80); Cashel & Ossory Diocesan Warden of Readers
(1980-84); Dean of Waterford (1980-84); Rector of the Lecale Group
(1984-2001); Secretary General of the Synod Liturgical Committee
(1989-99); Canon of Down Cathedral (1987-2001); Precentor
(1991-2000); Chancellor (2000-01); aged 78.
SHEARMAN. - On 24 December, the Revd Michael Alan
Shearman: Assistant Curate of St Augustine's, Wembley Park
(1953-58); Vicar of St Luke's, Enfield (1958-87); aged 90.
SLAUGHTER. - On 21 December, the Revd Maurice
Basil Slaughter: Assistant Curate of Christ Church, Luton, in
charge of St Peter's (1947-50); Vicar of St Margaret's, Ladywood,
Birmingham (1950-52); Newsome (1952-60); Queensbury (1960-63);
Christ Church, Skipton-in-Craven (1963-78); Hon. Canon of Bradford
Cathedral (1967-85); Rural Dean of Skipton (1973-82);
Priest-in-Charge of Bolton Abbey with Barden, and of Rylstone
(1978-85); Arncliffe with Halton Gill (1979-82); aged 92.
On 17 December, the Revd George Robert Henry Smith: Vicar of
Parkend (1956-65); Curate-in-Charge of Clearwell (1960-62);
Perpetual Curate of St Barnabas's, Tuffley (1965-69); Vicar
(1969-82); Hon. Canon of Gloucester Cathedral (1981-95); Rector of
Leckhampton (1982-94); NSM of Westcote with Icomb and Bledington
On 26 December, the Revd Reginald Peter Stone: Hon. Assistant
Curate of St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood (1962-67); Master
of Kingsdale Comprehensive School (1962-63); Archbishop Tenison's
Grammar School, Oval (1963-75); Chaplain of Highgate School
(1975-92); received into the RC Church; aged 80.
- On 31 December, the Revd Richard Morton Weller: Curate-in-Charge
of St James's Conventional District, Stockton (1968-74); Vicar of
East Ardsley (1974-83); Heckmondwike (1983-91); Birstall (1991-96);
Rural Dean of Birstall (1992-96); Vicar of Gawber (1996-2001); aged
WOODROFFE. - On 29 November, the Most Revd
George Cuthbert Manning Woodroffe: Vicar of St Simon, Barbados
(1947-49); Rector of St Andrew's, Barbados (1949-56); St Joseph's,
Barbados (1956-62); St John's, Barbados (1962-67); St George's
Cathedral, Kingstown (1967-69); Bishop of the Windward Islands
(1969-86); Archbishop of the West Indies (1980-86); aged 94.