Deaths

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26 September 2014

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BOOTES. - On 18 September, the Revd Fr Michael Charles Edward Bootes OGS: Chaplain and Head Master of Rosenberg College, St Gallen (1964-65); Chaplain of Aiglon College and Villars (1965-67); Assistant Curate of All Saints', Margaret Street, Marylebone, and Head Master of the Choir School (1967-68); Member of the Oratory of the Good Shepherd since 1968; Assistant Master of George Green's School, Poplar (1968-69); Chaplain of St Margaret's Convent, East Grinstead, and Kingsley St Michael School (1969-75); Vicar of Brandon (1975-78); Chaplain of Shoreham Grammar School (1978-79); Assistant Curate of Clayton with Keymer, in charge of St Francis's (1979-84); Team Vicar in the Ovingdean with Rottingdean and Woodingdeam Team Ministry (1984-85); Rector of Ovingdean (1985-88); Vicar of Lundwood (1988-92); Assistant Curate of St Giles's, Pontefract (1992-95); Priest-in-Charge of St Edmund's, Kellington, with Whitley (1995-2000); Hon. Assistant Curate of Castleford (2000-05); aged 78.

BROWNLESS. - On 7 September, the Revd Philip Paul Stanley Brownless: Chaplain to the Forces (Territorial Army) (1950-62); Minister of St Luke's Conventional District, Prittlewell (1950-54); Chaplain and Assistant Master of Lambrook School (1954-56); Head Master (1956-71); Vicar of St Michael's, Heckfield, cum Mattingley (1971-74); Rector of Heckfield with Mattingley with Rotherwick (1974-84); Rural Dean of Odiham (1983-84); aged 95.

FRENCH. - On 11 September, the Ven. Basil Charles Elwell French: Perpetual Curate of Ash-in-Martock (1951-58); Priest-in-Charge of Long Load (1957-58); Assistant Priest of Ndola, Southern Rhodesia (1959-60); Chaplain of the Rhodesia and Nyasaland Railway Mission (1960-61); Priest-in-Charge of Arcadia and Cranbourne, Southern Rhodesia (1961-69); Rector of Umvukwes, Zimbabwe (1969-85); Archdeacon of the Great Dyke (1980-85); Hon. Assistant Curate of All Saints', Wrington, with Butcombe (1985-88); aged 95.

HUMPHREYS. - On 21 September, the Revd Dr James Graham Humphreys: Vicar of Houghton (1968-79); St Michael and All Angels, Bramcote (1979-93); Rural Dean of Beeston (1985-90); aged 78.

JENKINS.- On 16 September, the Ven. David Thomas Ivor Jenkins: Vicar of Wolston (1956-61); Carlisle Assistant Diocesan Director of Religious Education (1961-63); Vicar of St Barnabas's, Carlisle (1963-72); St Cuthbert's, Carlisle (1972-76); Curate-in-Charge of St Mary with St Paul, Carlisle (1972-76); Secretary of Carlisle Diocesan Synod and Bishop's Council (1972-84); Hon. Canon of Carlisle Cathedral (1975-91); Vicar of St Cuthbert with St Mary, Carlisle (1976-91); Diocesan Secretary (1984-95); Canon Residentiary of Carlisle Cathedral (1991-95); Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness (1995-99); aged 86.

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KER. - On 19 August, the Revd Desmond Agar-Ellis Ker: Vicar of St John the Evangelist, Bovey Tracey (1969-80); Rector of St Paul's, Rothesay (1980-82); aged 99.

KIRKHAM. - On 16 September, the Revd Clifford Gerald Frank Kirkham: Priest-in-Charge of St Richard's Conventional District, Maybridge (1981-82); Vicar of Maybridge (1982-88); Rector of St Michael's, North Chapel, with Ebernoe (1988-99); Chichester Diocesan Chaplain for Rural Affairs (1989-99); aged 80.

MARSDEN. - On 6 September, the Revd John Robert Marsden: Chaplain of Durham School (1961- 85); aged 91.

SWINNERTON. - On 18 September, the Revd Ernest George Francis Swinnerton: Curate-in-Charge of St Andrew's Conventional District, Walcot, Swindon (1967-75); Priest-in-Charge of Chilton Foliat (1976); Team Vicar in the Whitton Team Ministry (1976-85); Vicar of St Matthew with St Barnabas, Bolton (1985-95); aged 81.

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