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Deaths

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26 February 2016

BIDDELL. — On 18 February, the Revd Christopher David Bidell: Priest Vicar and Succentor of Southwark Cathedral (1954-56); Perpetual Curate of Wroxall (1956-62); Portsmouth Diocesan Inspector of Schools (1961-72); Rector of Bishop’s Waltham (1962-75); Rural Dean (1969-74); Vicar of St George’s, Stockport (1975-86); Hon. Canon of Chester Cathedral (1981-86); Rural Dean of Stockport (1985-86); Canon Residentiary of Chester Cathedral (1986-93); Vice-Dean (1991-93); Priest-in-Charge of Duncton, of Tillington, and of Up Waltham (1995-98); aged 89.

BOULTBEE. — On 12 February, the Revd John Michael Godolphin Boultbee: Vicar of Constantine (1974-79); Priest-in-Charge of St Merryn (1979-81); Vicar (1981-87); aged 93.

GIBSON. — On 13 February, the Revd Raymond Gibson: Succentor of Leicester Cathedral, and Chaplain of Leicester Royal Infirmary (1967-68); Chaplain of City, Heathfield, Sherwood and St Francis Hospitals, Nottingham (1968-84); Vicar of Barlings (1984-88); aged 92.

GOODWIN. — On 15 February, the Revd John Fletcher Beckles Goodwin: Tutor of Trinity College, Umuahia (1950-52); St Paul’s College, Awka (1952-57); Vice-Principal of Ripon Hall, Oxford (1957-62); Vicar of Merton, and General Editor of World Christian Books (1962-70); Vicar of Heanor (1970-74); Hazelwood (1974-85); Turnditch (1974-85); Adviser for In-Service Training, and Hon. Chaplain to the Bishop of Derby (1974-88); Hon. Canon of Derby Cathedral (1981-85); aged 95.

HAMEL COOKE. — On 13 February, the Revd Ian Kirk Hamel Cooke: Vicar of North Baddesley (1948-55); Rector of Hartest with Boxted (1955-63); Vicar of Addlestone (1963-75); Rural Dean of Chertsey (1968-73); Rector of Tittleshall with Godwick and Wellingham (1975-76); Curate-in-Charge of Weasenham (1975-76); of Rougham (1975-82); Rector of Tittleshall with Godwick, and Wellingham and Weasenham (1976-82); aged 98.

MOIR. — On 17 February, the Revd David William Moir: Vicar of St James’s, Sutton (1972-81); Prestbury (1981-95); Rural Dean of Macclesfield (1988-98); Priest-in-Charge of Bosley and North Rode with Wincle and Wildboarclough (1995-98); Hon. Canon of Chester Cathedral, and Chaplain of East Cheshire NHS Trust (1996-2003); Vicar of Bosley and North Rode with Wincle and Wildboarclough (1998-2003); aged 77.

NOTTAGE. — On 12 December 2015, the Revd Terence John Nottage: Vicar of St Mark’s, Harlesden (1972-86); Vicar of Kensal Rise (1986); Team Rector in the Plymouth Emmanuel with Efford Team Ministry (1986-92); Priest-in-Charge of Laira (1988-92); Team Rector in the Plymouth Emmanuel, Efford and St Augustine’s Team Ministry (1993-96); Prebendary of Exeter Cathedral since 1996; Adviser for Vocations and Diocesan Director of Ordinands (1996-2001); aged 79.

RUSHER. — On 18 February, the Revd James Victor Francis Rusher: Vicar of Christ Church, Summerfield, Birmingham (1966-71); Knowle (1971-82); Chaplain of Parkway Hospital, Solihull (1985-93); aged 87.

SHEPHERD. — On 27 January, the Revd Timothy Roy Shepherd: Vicar of Perry Common (1972-76); Holton-le-Clay (1976-84); Habrough Group (1984-93); Priest-in-Charge of Uffington (1993-95); Rector of the Uffington Group (1995-99); aged 81.

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