13 May 2016


BARTON. — On 27 April, the Revd Stephen William Barton: United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (1980-92); Presbyter of St Thomas’s, Dhaka (1981-88); St Andrew’s Theological College, Dhaka (1988-92); Team Vicar in the City Centre Team Ministry, Southampton (1992-98); Chaplain Manager of Birmingham Women’s Healthcare NHS Trust (1999-2006); aged 65.

COOPER. — On 21 April, the Revd Frederick Cooper: Assistant Curate of Preston, in charge of St Stephen’s (1972-76); Team Vicar (1976-78); Vicar of Higher Walton (1978-91); Priest-in-Charge of All Saints’, Preston (1991-95); aged 85.

CULVERWELL. — On 14 April, the Revd Martin Phillip Culverwell: Royal Navy Chaplain (1980-83); Team Vicar in the Yeovil Team Ministry (1983-87); Priest-in-Charge of Sarratt (1987-90); Hon. Assistant Curate of Bradford with Oake, Hillfarrance and Heathfield (1990-92); Rector of Rode Major (1992-96); aged 67.

ELTON. — On 7 May, the Revd Derek Hurley Elton: in the diocese of Dornakal, Church of South India (1957-71); Rector of Wickmere with Little Barningham and Itteringham (1971-79); Great with Little Ellingham (1979-83); Priest-in-Charge of St Peter with All Saints and St Andrew, Rockland (1981-83); Rector of Little with Great Ellingham with Rockland (1983-88); Chaplain of Wayland Hospital, Norfolk (1984-88); Missions to Seamen Chaplain (1989-99); Chaplain of Holy Trinity, Algiers (1989-94); St George’s, Asmara, Eritrea (1994-99); Canon Emeritus of All Saints’ Cathedral, Cairo, since 1999; aged 85.

GILPIN. — On 1 May, the Ven. Richard Thomas Gilpin: Vicar of Swimbridge with Traveller’s Rest and Gunn (1969-73); Tavistock with Gulworthy (1973-91); Curate-in-Charge of St Peter’s, Tavy (1973- 82); Prebendary of Exeter Cathedral since 1982; Rural Dean of Tavistock (1987-90); Exeter Diocesan Director of Ordinands (1990-91); Adviser for Vocations and Diocesan Director of Ordinands (1991-96); Sub Dean of Exeter Cathedral (1992-96); Archdeacon of Totnes (1996-2005); aged 76.

KNAPP. — On 12 April, the Revd Jeremy Michael Knapp: Team Vicar in the Salter Street and Shirley Team Ministry (2002-09); Vicar of Olton (2009-15); aged 49.

PARKER. — On 25 April, the Revd Dr Thomas Henry Louis Parker: Perpetual Curate of Brothertoft with Kirton Holme (1948-55); Rector of Little Ponton with Stroxton (1955-59); Great Ponton (1958-61); Little Ponton (1959-61); Vicar of Oakington (1961-71); Lecturer in Theology of Durham University (1971-75); Reader (1975-81); aged 99.

PEATMAN. — On 13 April, the Revd Debbie Ann Peatman: Hon. Assistant Curate of Greasley (1992-94); Whitley (1994-2002); Assistant Curate of St Thomas’s, Lancaster (2002-09); County Ecumenical Development Officer for Churches Together in Lancashire (2009-13); aged 53.

THIRD. — On 5 May, the Rt Revd Richard Henry McPhail Third: Vicar of Holy Trinity, Sheerness (1959-63); Holy Trinity with St Paul, Sheerness (1963-67); Orpington (1967-76); Rural Dean of Orpington (1973-76); Hon. Canon of Rochester Cathedral (1974-76); Suffragan Bishop of Maidstone (1976-80); Dover (1980-92); Hon. Assistant Bishop of Bath & Wells since 1992; aged 88.

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