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Deaths

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28 February 2014

AGNEW. - On 3 February, the Revd Kenneth David Agnew: Curate-in-Charge of Birchwood (1968-72); Rector of Willand (1972- 2000); Rural Dean of Cullompton (1989-95); aged 80.

GREETHAM. - On 19 February, the Revd William Frederick Greetham: Chaplain of Aysgarth School, Bedale (1971-75); Assistant Curate of Bedale (1972-75); Vicar of Patrick Brompton with Hunton, of Crakehall with Langthorne, and of Hornby (1975-81); Kirkby Stephen with Mallerstang (1981-90); Rural Dean of Appleby (1986-91); Hon. Canon of Carlisle Cathedral (1989-2005); Rector of Kirkby Stephen with Mallerstang and Crosby Garrett with Soulby (1990-96); Priest-in-Charge of Crosthwaite, Kendal, of Cartmel Fell, of Winster, and of Witherslack (1996-2005); aged 73.

HIBBERT. - On 18 February, the Revd Charles Dennis Hibbert: Curate-in-Charge of St Mary's, Ladybrook, Mansfield (1973-77); Vicar (1977-79); Boughton (1979-85); Ollerton (1979-85); Rector of Nuthall (1985-89); aged 90.

HOLLIS. - On 17 February, the Revd Christopher Barnsley Hollis: Vicar of Esholt with Hawksworth (1964-66); St Barnabas's, Heaton (1966-85); Rural Dean of Airedale (1973-82); Hon. Canon of Bradford Cathedral (1977-85); Chaplain of HM Young Offender Institution Medomsley (1985-90); Vicar of Medomsley (1985-90); Priest-in-Charge of Denholme Gate (1990-95); aged 85.

HORE. - On 19 February, the Revd Michael John Hore: Rector of Storrington (1983-93); Rural Dean of Storrington (1990-93); Vicar of Goring-by-Sea (1993-02); Rector of Cottenham (2002-07); Upminster since 2007; aged 63.

HORTON. - On 9 February, the Revd Christopher Peter Horton: Vicar of Grangetown (1959-91); Canon and Prebendary of York Minster (1985-91); aged 87.

LUXMOORE. - On 24 February, the Rt Revd Christopher Charles Luxmoore: Curate-in-Charge of St Bede's Ecclesiastical District, Newsham, Blyth (1955-57); Vicar (1957-58); Rector of Sangre Grande, Trinidad (1958-66); Vicar of Headingley (1967-81); Hon. Canon of Ripon Cathedral (1980-81); Canon Residentiary and Prebendary of Chichester Cathedral (1981-84); Bishop of Bermuda (1984-89); Archdeacon of Lewes and Hastings (1989-91); Provost of the Woodard Corporation (1989-96); Assistant Bishop of Chichester since 1991; aged 87.

MASON. - On 17 February, the Revd Geoffrey Charles Mason: Vicar of Bellingham (1978-87); Rural Dean of East Lewisham (1982-87); Assistant Curate of Catford (Southend) and Downham (1987-88); Bishop's Adviser for Ministry Development (1988-2000); Southwark Diocesan Director of Ordinands (2000-10); Hon. Canon of Southwark Cathedral (2007-13); Priest-in-Charge of St Antony with St Silas's, Nunhead, and Woolwich Episcopal Area Director of Ordinands (2010-13); Canon Emeritus of Southwark since 2013; aged 65.

SHORT. - On 21 February, the Revd John Sinclair Short: Vicar of St Mary's, Becontree (1970-75); New Malden and Coombe (1976-90); Rural Dean of Kingston (1979-84); Hon. Canon of Southwark Cathedral (1983-90); Priest-in-Charge of Peldon with Great and Little Wigborough (1990-93); aged 80.

USHER-WILSON. - On 21 February, the Revd Lucian Neville Usher-Wilson: NSM of Compton, Hursley and Otterbourne (1994-96); Shill Valley and Broadshire (1996-2009); aged 77.

WILLIAMSON. - On 13 February, the Revd Edward McDonald Williamson: Chaplain to the Forces (1970-73); Assistant Curate of St Mary with St Paul, Penzance (1973-75); Vicar of Mullion (1975-81); aged 71.

WRIGHT. - On 14 February, the Rt Revd Royston Clifford Wright: Assistant Curate of Walton, in charge of the Mission of the Good Shepherd (1949-51); Chaplain of Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Mersey (1950-51); Royal Naval Chaplain (1951-68); Vicar of Blaenavon with Capel Newydd (1968-74); Rural Dean of Pontypool (1973-74); Rector of Ebbw Vale (1974-77); Canon of St Woolos's Cathedral, Newport (1974-77); Archdeacon of Monmouth (1977-88); Newport (1977-86); Bishop of Monmouth (1986-91); aged 91.

Correction. In last week's issue, the Revd Guy St George Catchpole's name was reported incorrectly. We apologise to his family for any distress caused.

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