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23 October 2015

New archdeacons

THE new Archdeacon of Hamp­­­stead, in London diocese, is the Revd John Hawkins, Prebendary of St Paul’s. He was formerly Vicar of West Hen­don, Priest-in-Charge of Colin­dale, and Area Dean of West Barnet in that diocese.

The Revd John Kronenberg, Vicar of Hinchley Wood in Guildford diocese since 2006, is to be acting Arch­deacon of Reigate and Vicar of St John’s, Redhill, in the diocese of South­wark. Before his present appoint­ment, he served in Winchester diocese.


Archdeacons resign

THE Ven. Sheila Watson, Archdeacon of Canterbury, and Canon Residentiary of Canter­bury Cathedral, in Canterbury diocese, since 2007, is to resign on 6 January 2016. Before her present appointment, she was Archdeacon of Buckingham, in Oxford diocese.

The Ven. David Lowman, Archdeacon of Chelmsford, in that diocese, since 2013, will retire on 31 January. Before his present appointment, he was Archdeacon of Southend.


Archdeacon changes

THE Ven. Patrick Curran, Archdeacon of the East, in Europe diocese, since 2002, is retiring, remaining Chaplain of Christ Church, Vienna, and a Canon of the Cathedral Chap­ter of the diocese. His successor as Archdeacon will be the Ven. Colin Wil­liams, Archdeacon Emeritus of Blackburn, in that dio­cese, since 2005, and Arch­deacon of Germany and North­ern Europe since 2015. 


APARANGA. The Revd Herbert Aparanga, part-time Priest-in-Charge of All Saints’, Shooters Hill, Plumstead, now also part-time Chaplain to the Greenwich and Bexley Hospice (Southwark).

BARTON. The Revd Sandra Barton, house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Parish Priest of Barton Mills, Freckenham, West Row and Worlington) of Mildenhall, to be also Hon. Canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

BOWYER. The Revd Andrew Bowyer, acting Dean of Chapel at Trinity College, Cambridge, now Chaplain (Ely).

BRAZIER-GIBBS. The Revd Samantha Brazier-Gibbs, NSM (Pioneer Minister) of Fyfield, Moreton with Bobbingworth and Willingale with Shellow and Berners Roding, and of Chipping Ongar with Shelley, and Lay Training Co-ordinator of Epping Forest and Ongar deanery, to be also Vicar of Blackmore and Stondon Massey (Chelmsford).

BROWN. The Revd Rosémia Brown, Vicar of Clapton, and Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral, to be also Area Dean of Hackney (London).

CLARK. The Revd Jonathan Clark, Assistant Curate in the Stroud Team Ministry, to be Assistant Curate in the South Cotswolds Team Ministry (Gloucester).

COLLINS. The Revd Cheryl Collins, Rector of Suffolk Heights and acting Rural Dean of Clare to be also Hon. Canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

COOK. The Revd Simon Cook, Vicar of Kirklees Valley, and Borough Dean of Bury, to be also Area Dean of Bury (Manchester).

COUCH. The Revd Felicity Couch, Rector of the Orwell Group, to be also Rural Dean of Shingay (Ely).

CROMPTON-BATTERSBY. The Revd Holly Crompton-Battersby, Chaplain of St Bede’s Inter-Church Secondary School (Ely) to be Chaplain of Ipswich School (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

CURTIS. The Revd Jane Curtis, Vicar of the Whatborough Group of Parishes, and Adviser for Initial Ministerial Education 4-7, to be also Diocesan Adviser for Women’s Ministry (Leicester).

CUTHBERTSON. The Revd Amanda Cuthbertson, Vicar of Wellingborough, to be Hon. Canon of Peterborough Cathedral (Peterborough).

DANGERFIELD. The Revd Sarah Dangerfield, Assistant Curate of Badgeworth, Shurdington and Witcombe with Bentham, (Gloucester), now Priest-in-Charge of Fladbury, Hill and Moor, Wyre Piddle, Cropthorne and Charlton, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Peopleton and White Ladies Aston with Churchill and Spetchley and Upton Snodsbury and Broughton Hackett, and of Abberton, The Flyfords, Naunton Beauchamp and Bishampton with Throckmorton (Worcester).

DAVIES. The Revd Elizabeth Davies, Priest-in-Charge of Ladybarn (Manchester), to be Vicar of St Weonards (Hereford).

DAVIES. The Revd Peter Davies, Assistant Curate of St Nicholas with All Saints and St Helen, Worcester, now Assistant Curate of Claines, and of St George with St Mary Magdalene, Worcester (Worcester) (correction).

DAY. The Revd Trevor Day, NSM of Broad Blunsdon, and of Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham and Hannington, now Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) in the West Swindon and Lydiard Tregoze Church Partnership in West Swindon and the Lydiards, remaining Minor Canon of Bristol Cathedral (Bristol).

DOMINIAK. The Revd Paul Dominiak, Chaplain of Trinity College, Cambridge, now Dean of Jesus College, Cambridge (Ely).

DOVEY. The Revd Andrew Dovey, Assistant Curate of St George’s and of St John’s, Shirley to be also Assistant Chaplain to Croydon University Hospital (Southwark).

DUMBRECK. The Revd Dr Geoffrey Dumbreck, Assistant Curate of the Ascension, Cambridge, now also Assistant Chaplain of Peterhouse, Cambridge (Ely).

GARDNER. The Revd David Gardner, Diocesan Director of Mission, to be also Hon. Canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral (St Ed- mundsbury & Ipswich).

GOODING. The Revd Karen Gooding, NSM of St Michael and All Angels, Enfield (London), to be Chaplain of All Saints’ Academy, Houghton Regis (St Albans).

GRAY. The Revd Dr Brett Gray, Assistant Chaplain of Selwyn College, Cambridge, now Chaplain of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (Ely).

HARTLEY. The Revd Julian Hartley, Team Vicar in the Astley, Tyldesley and Mosley Common Team Ministry, to be also Area Dean of Leigh (Manchester).

LOGAN. The Revd Elizabeth Logan, NSM of Copthorne, to be NS Assistant Curate of Crawley Down (Chichester).

LYSSEJKO. The Revd Janet Lyssejko, OLM Assistant Curate of Walmersley Road, Bury, to be NS Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Roch Valley, Bury (Manchester).

McLACHLAN. The Revd Devin McLachlan, interim Chaplain at the University of Chicago, United States, now Assistant Chaplain of Jesus College, Cambridge (Ely).

MERCER. The Ven. Nicholas Mercer, Archdeacon of London, Vicar General for the London College of Bishops, and Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral, now also NS Priest-in-Charge of St Botolph without Bishopsgate (London).

MORLEY. The Revd Alison Morley, Assistant Curate of Devizes, now Priest-in-Charge in the Upper Wy-lye Valley Team (Salisbury).

NEWBOLD. The Revd Stephen Newbold, Vicar of St Stephen’s, Castle Hill, Ealing, to be also Area Dean of Ealing (London).

NOYES. The Revd Gary Noyes, Assistant Curate of Ipsley, now Priest-in-Charge of Peopleton and White Ladies Aston with Churchill and Spetchley and Upton Snodsbury and Broughton Hackett, of Abberton, The Flyfords, Naunton Beauchamp and Bishampton with Throckmorton, and Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Fladbury, Hill and Moor, Wyre Piddle, Cropthorne and Charlton (Worcester).

NWOGBE. The Revd David Nwogbe to be NS Assistant Curate at All Souls’, Harlesden (London).

OXLEY. The Revd Velma Oxley, NSM of Colerne with North Wraxall, and of By Brook, now Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of the Woodbridge Benefice (Brinkworth with Dauntsey; Great and Little Somerford; Garsdon and Lea and Cleverdon) (Bristol).

PARR. The Revd Dr John Parr, Diocesan Director of Ministry, Education and Training, to be also Hon. Canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

PLANT. The Revd Thomas Plant, Assistant Curate of Great Berkhamstead, Great Gaddesden, Little Gaddesden, Nettleden and Potten End (St Albans), to be Team Vicar in the St Pancras Old Church Team Ministry, with responsibility for St Michael’s, Camden Town (London).

PRENTIS. The Revd Dr Sharon Prentis, NSM of Redhill (Southwark) and lecturer of St Mellitus College, to be Assistant Curate of St John’s, Ilford (Chelmsford).

PYMBLE. The Revd Adam Pymble, Assistant Curate of Trinity Church, Islington, meeting at St Mark’s, Clerkenwell, to be Assistant Curate of Crouch End (London).

RUSSELL. The Revd James Russell, Priest-in-Charge of North Mundham with Hunston and Merston, now also Rural Dean of Chichester (Chichester).

SMITH. The Revd Mark Smith, Assistant Curate of Little Shelford, now Chaplain of Christ’s College, Cambridge (Ely).

TALKS. The Revd David Talks, Priest-in-Charge of Lynchmere and Camelsdale, now NS Assistant Curate, with special responsibility for Camelsdale (Chichester).

TAYLOR. The Revd Lee Taylor, As-sistant Curate of St Clement’s, Leigh (Chelmsford), to be Associate Vicar of St John’s, Croydon (Southwark).

TAYLOR. The Revd Dr Simon Taylor QC, NS Assistant Curate of St Philip’s, Tunbridge Wells (Rochester), to be house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Stapleford (Ely).

THOMAS. The Revd Dr Martin Thomas, Team Rector in the Plaistow and North Canning Town Team (Chelmsford), to be Team Rector in the Catford (Southend) and Downham Team (Southwark).

TURNER. The Revd Mark Turner, Rector of Areley Kings and Rural Dean of Stourport, now also Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Shrawley, Witley, Astley and Abberley (Worcester).

VOLLAND. The Revd Michael Volland, Director of Mission and Pioneering Ministry of Cranmer Hall, Priest Missioner of the East Durham Mission Project, Area Dean of Easington (Durham), and Chaplain to the Forces (Army Cadet Force) now Director of Context-based Training at Ridley Hall, Cambridge (Ely).

WATERS. The Revd Paul Waters, Hon. Priest-in-Charge of St John’s, Ilkeston, now also Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Kirk Hallam (Derby).

WATKINSON. The Revd Ronald Watkinson, house-for-duty Priest-in-Charge of St Paul’s, Peterborough, to be Vicar (Peterborough).

WELSMAN. The Revd Derek Welsman, Vicar of Easebourne, Lodsworth and Selham, Chaplain of King Edward VII Hospital, Midhurst, and Rural Dean of Midhurst, now also Priest-in-Charge of Lynchmere and Camelsdale (Chichester).

WIDDOWS. The Revd Nicholas Widdows, Chaplain of Jesus College, Cambridge, now Chaplain of Magdalene College, Cambridge (Ely).

WILLIAMS. The Revd Marion Williams, NS Assistant Curate of St Andrew’s, Romford, to be house-for-duty Assistant Curate of Cranham, remaining Chaplain of St Clare’s Hospice, Epping (Chelmsford).

ZINK. The Revd Jesse Zink, Assistant Chaplain of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, now Director of Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide (Ely).



DAVIES. The Revd Carol Davies, NSM of Llwynderw, to be house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) in the Gower Ministry Area (Swansea & Brecon).

WILLIAMS. The Revd Timothy Williams, Vicar of St David’s, Brecon, with Llanspyddid and Llanilltyd, to be Priest-in-Charge of Cefn Coed with Vaynor, and of Penderyn Mellte (Swansea & Brecon).



(admitted and licensed)

Diocese of Southwark (by the Bishop of Southwark in the Cathedral on 12 October): Marcia Grant-Che, Carol Holmes, Kathleen Knight, Rebecca Mills, Sandra Osoba, Alison Radford.



BLACKBURN. Dr Maureen Blackburn to be Hon. Canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

COOK. Charlotte Cook now Lay Chaplain of Selwyn College, Cambridge (Ely).

DU BOULAY. Sarah Du Boulay to be Hon. Canon of St Edmunds- bury Cathedral (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

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