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25 September 2015

Dean to retire


The Very Revd John Clarke, Dean of Wells Cathedral, in Bath & Wells diocese, since 2004, will retire on 31 December. Before his present post, he had been Canon and Prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral since 2000, and Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon, since 1997.


New archdeacon


THE next Archdeacon of Richmond and Craven, in West Yorkshire & the Dales diocese, is to be the Revd Beverley Mason, Vicar of All Saints’, Bingley, since 2014, and Priest-in-Charge there from 2012 to 2014. Before 2012, she had held posts in Rochester and Southwark dioceses.


ANDERTON. The Revd David Anderton, Team Vicar in the Newark-upon-Trent with Coddington Team Ministry (Southwell & Nottingham), to be Vicar of St James’s, Collier Row, and Havering-atte-Bower (Chelmsford).

ASINUGO. The Revd Christiana Asinugo, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Matthew’s, West Ham, to be Priest-in-Charge of St Matthew’s, and Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St John the Evangelist with Christ Church, Stratford (Chelmsford).

BRACEWELL. The Revd Norma Bracewell, formerly OLM of All Saints’, Canterbury (Canterbury), to be Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Andrew with St Osmund, Derby, and of Allenton and Shelton Lock (Derby).

COUCHMAN. The Revd Kathryn Couchman, Rector of Middleham with Coverdale and East Witton and Thornton Steward, to be Chaplain of St Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate (West Yorkshire & the Dales).

DACK. The Revd Timothy Dack, Priest-in-Charge of St Sampson’s, Guernsey (Winchester and Canterbury), to be Rector.

GOODAIR. The Revd Dr Jan Goodair, Chaplain of Haberdasher’s Aske’s Boys’ School (St Albans), now Chaplain of Pocklington School (York).

GREENWOOD. The Revd David Greenwood, formerly Military Chaplain for the Government of Canada (British Columbia, Canada), now Priest-in-Charge of All Saints’, Marseille, with Aix-en-Provence, France (Europe).

HALLSWORTH. The Revd Peter Hallsworth, Assistant Curate of Bridlington Quay, to be Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Clifton (York).

HARCOURT. The Revd Paul Harcourt, Vicar of Woodford Wells, to be also Priest-in-Charge of St Cedd’s, Barkingside (Chelmsford).

HATCHER. The Revd Mark Hatcher, formerly Assistant Curate of St Saviour’s, Brockley Hill (Southwark), to be Reader of the Temple Church, London.

HAYES. The Revd Christopher Hayes, formerly Assistant Curate of Heworth, to be Chaplain of York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (York).

HOWE. The Revd Anthony Howe, Vicar of Staincliffe and Carlinghow (West Yorkshire & the Dales), now Deputy Priest in Ordinary to the Chapels Royal, and Chaplain of HM Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace.

JACKSON. The Revd Sarah Jackson, NSM of St Mary Magdalene’s, Wandsworth Common, to be NSM (Assistant Priest) of Holy Trinity with St Augustine, Upper Tooting (Southwark).

JENKINS. The Revd Fiona Jenkins, Assistant Curate of Burnsale with Rylstone, of Kettlewell with Conistone, Hubberholme and Arncliff with Halton Gill, and of Linton in Craven (West Yorkshire & the Dales), to be Vicar of Chipping and Whitewell (Blackburn).

KENNY. The Revd Lynda Kenny, Assistant Curate of North Ormesby, to be Assistant Curate of South Cave and Ellerker with Broomfleet (York).

KYRIAKIDES-YELDHAM. The Revd Anthony Kyriakides-Yeldham, Prebendary Emeritus of Exeter Cathedral (Exeter), and Priest Vicar of Westminster Abbey, to be also Chaplain of Marie Curie Hospice (London).

LAWRANCE. The Revd Robert Lawrance, Team Rector in the Durham North Team Ministry, Area Dean of Durham, and Hon. Canon of Durham Cathedral (Durham), to be Vicar of St Francis’s, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne (Newcastle).

MILNES. The Revd James Milnes, Rector of Alderley with Birtles (Chester), to be Chaplain of David Young Community Academy (West Yorkshire & the Dales).

MONTGOMERY. The Revd Laura Montgomery, Team Vicar in the Warrington East Team Ministry, to be Rector of Easton, Colton, Marlingford and Bawburgh (Norwich).

MOORE. The Revd John Moore, Priest-in-Charge of St Stephen’s, Guernsey (Winchester and Canterbury), to be Vicar.

PAGE. The Revd Owen Page, Vicar of Todmorden with Cornholme and Walsden, Area Dean of Calder Valley, and Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands (West Yorkshire & the Dales), to be Team Rector in the Clifton Team Ministry (Southwell & Nottingham).

PARSONS. The Revd Christopher Parsons, Rector of St Peter, Lakehill, and St David by the Sea, Cordova Bay, Victoria (British Columbia, Canada), to be Priest-in-Charge of the Anglican Church in Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany (Europe).

RICHARDS. The Revd David Richards, Priest-in-Charge of St Matthew’s, West Ham, to be Assistant Curate (Associate Priest), remaining Vicar of St John the Evangelist with Christ Church, Stratford (Chelmsford).

ROPER. The Revd David Roper, Rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Canterbury), to be Rector of Poppyland (Norwich).

SOKANOVIC. The Revd Mary Sokanovic, Bishop’s Chaplain, and Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Mary le Tower with St Nicholas, Ipswich, to be Acting Priest-in-Charge of Whitton and Thurleston with Akenham, remaining Bishop’s Adviser for Healthcare Chaplaincy and Police Chaplaincy Co-ordinator (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

STRATHIE. The Revd Duncan Strathie, Co-ordinator for Learning and Discipleship (Salisbury), to be Vicar of St Anne with St Mary, Moseley (Birmingham).

TURNER. The Revd Keith Turner, formerly Assistant Curate of St John and St Matthew, South Hornchurch, to be Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of the Good Shepherd, Collier Row, Romford (Chelmsford).

WELLMAN. The Revd Karen Wellman, Assistant Curate in the Basingstoke Team Ministry (Winchester), now Priest-in-Charge of St Mark’s, Teddington, and Hampton Wick (London).



BENNETT. The Revd George Bennett, Canon Precentor of Brecon Cathedral, to be Canon Chancellor, remaining Vicar of Newton St Peter (Swansea & Brecon).

BROOKS. The Revd Peter Brooks, Vicar of Three Cliffs, and Acting Area Dean of Gower, to be also Canon Residentiary of Brecon Cathedral (Swansea & Brecon).

DAVIES. The Revd Jonathan Davies, Vicar of Llwynderw, and Chaplain of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, to be also Canon Residentiary of Brecon Cathedral (Swansea & Brecon).

EDWARDS. The Revd Rowland Edwards, Canon Residentiary of Brecon Cathedral, to be Canon Treasurer, remaining Vicar of Talgarth with Bronllys with Llanfilo, and Area Dean of Hay (Swansea & Brecon).

EVANS. The Revd Keith Evans, Canon Residentiary of Brecon Cathedral, to be Canon Precentor, remaining Vicar of Oystermouth (Swansea & Brecon).

HEWITT. The Revd Timothy Hewitt, Vicar of Ystalyfera, and Diocesan Vocations Adviser, to be also Canon Residentiary of Brecon Cathedral (Swansea & Brecon).

JONES. The Revd Alison Jones, Assistant Curate of Sketty, to be Vicar of St Nicholas and St Jude, Swansea (Swansea & Brecon).

LERVY. The Revd Hugh Lervy, Vicar of Morriston, and Area Dean of Cwmtawe, to be also Canon Residentiary of Brecon Cathedral (Swansea & Brecon).

RUSSELL. The Revd Janet Russell, Hon. Canon of Brecon Cathedral, to be Canon Residentiary, remaining Diocesan Director of Mission (Swansea & Brecon).



FRANCIS. The Revd Dr Kevin Francis, Hon. Assistant Curate of St Bride’s, Glasgow, now Rector, remaining Hon. Chaplain of Glasgow University (Glasgow & Galloway).

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