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Deaths

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28 October 2016

BOYD. — On 3 October, the Revd Dr William John Peter Boyd: Vicar of St Paul’s, West Smethwick (1960-63); St Breward (1963-68); Rector of St Ewe (1968-73); Prebendary of St Endellion (1973-85); Vicar of St Kew (1973-77); Rector of King Charles the Martyr, Falmouth (1977-85); Rural Dean of Carn­marth South (1984-85); Director of Training (1985-93); Principal of the South West Ministry Training Course (1985-93); Canon and Chancellor of Truro Ca­­thedral (1985-93); aged 88.

CLAY. — On 14 October, the Revd Peter Herbert Clay: Curate-in-Charge of Temple Grafton with Binton, and of Exhall with Wixford (1970-73); Rector (1973-75); Team Vicar of Central Telford (1975-86); USPG (1986-90); Vicar of the Good Shepherd, Loughborough (1990-96); aged 85.

HEAWOOD. — On 19 October, the Revd Alan Richard Heawood: As­­sist­­ant Curate of Beverley Minster with Tickton (1960-62); Chaplain and Lecturer of St Peter’s College, Saltley, Birmingham (1962-65); Rector of St James’s, Hockwold with Wilton, and of St Mary’s, Weet­­ing (1965-72); Vicar of All Saints’, Melbourn, and of Holy Trinity, Meld­­reth (1972-80); Priest-in-Charge of All Saints’, Teversham (1980-90); Ely Diocesan Secretary of Adult Education (1980-89); Dio­cesan Director of Education (1980-98); Hon. Canon of Ely Cathedral (1980-98); aged 84.

HUDSON. — On 17 October, the Revd John Leonard Hudson: Precentor of Wakefield Cathedral (1970-73); Vicar of St Saviour’s, Ravensthorpe (1973-80); St John the Baptist, Royston (1980-2009); Priest-in-Charge of St John the Evangelist, Carlton (1990-2009); Rural Dean of Barnsley (1993-2004); Hon. Canon of Wakefield Cathedral (1997-2009); aged 72.

JONES. — On 18 October, the Rt Revd David Huw Jones: Vicar of Crynant (1965-69); Michaelston-super-Avon (1969-74); Sub-Warden of St Michael’s College, Llandaff, and Lecturer of University College of South Wales, Cardiff (1974-78); Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Theology of University College of South Wales, Cardiff (1977-78); Vicar of Prestatyn (1978-82); St Asaph Diocesan Ecumenical Officer (1979-82); Secretary of the Welsh Provincial Unity Committee (1980-82); Dean of Brecon (1982-93); Vicar of St John’s and St Mary’s, Brecon, and Battle (1982-83); St Mary’s, Brecon, and Battle with Llanddew (1983-93); Assistant Bishop of St Asaph (1993-96); Bishop of St Davids (1996-2001); 82.

LUCAS. — On 6 October, the Revd Vivienne Kathleen Lucas: Chaplain Assistant of the West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth (1987-92); Parish Deacon of St Augustine’s, Whitton (1987-94); Assistant Curate of St John’s, Isleworth (1994-97); Priest-in-Charge of St Mary’s, Isleworth (1997-2001); Pirbright (2001-06); aged 72.

PEARCE. — On 19 October, the Revd Michael Hawkins Pearce: Rector of Jacobstow with Warbstow (1968-74); Vicar of Treneglos (1968-74); St Teath with Delabole (1974-94); aged 87.

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