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Resignations and retirements

30 January 2015

Dean resigns; new Acting Dean

The Very Revd Dr Mark Beach, Dean of Rochester Cathedral, in Rochester diocese, since 2012, has resigned. Before his present appointment, he had held posts in Southwell, Wakefield, and Coventry dioceses. The Revd Dr Philip Hesketh, Canon Residentiary of Rochester Cathedral since 2005, has been appointed Acting Dean.


BARNES. The Revd Mary Barnes, Vicar of Old Windsor, and Assistant Curate of New Windsor (Oxford).

CHERRY. The Revd David Cherry, Vicar of St Mary's, Bourne Street, and St Barnabas's, Pimlico (London): 2 February.

COLLINS. The Revd Janet Collins, Priest-in-Charge of St Peter and St Andrew with Kingswood Church, Corby, and of Great and Little Oakley (Peterborough): 31 January.

FOSTER. The Revd Luke Foster, Assistant Curate of St Paul's, Banbury (Oxford).

GOWING-CUMBER. The Revd Alexander Gowing-Cumber, Team Vicar of All Saints', Chafford Hundred, in the Grays Thurrock Team Ministry (Chelmsford): 31 January.

GUTTRIDGE. The Revd John Guttridge, NSM of Aisholt, Enmore, Goathurst, Nether Stowey, Over Stowey and Spaxton with Charlynch (Bath & Wells): 1 February.

JACKSON. The Revd Margaret Jackson, Rector of St James's, Stonehaven, of St Philip's, Catterline, and St Ternan's, Muchalls (Brechin).

LEGG. The Revd Adrian Legg, Assistant Curate of St Michael and All Angels, Yeovil, remaining and Chaplain of Wadham School, Crewkerne (Bath & Wells).

MASON. The Revd Chantal Mason, Chaplain to the Bishop of Chelmsford (Chelmsford).

MILLER. The Revd Philip Miller, Area Dean of Heywood and Middleton: 28 February, remaining Vicar of Langley, and Hon. Canon of Manchester Cathedral (Manchester).

TERRY. The Revd June Terry, NS Assistant Curate of Uckfield (Chichester): 31 January.

TILLETT. The Revd Sarah Tillett, Priest-in-Charge of Bloxham with Milcombe and South Newington (Oxford).

WRISDALE. The Revd Jean Wrisdale, OLM Assistant Curate of Fotherby (Lincoln).

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