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Resignations and retirements

28 October 2016

Bishop to retire

THE Rt Revd James Bell, the Bishop of Ripon, is to retire on 30 April 2017. Bishop Bell has been in post since the creation of the diocese of Leeds in 2014. Before that, he was Suffragan Bishop of Knaresborough, in the former diocese of Ripon & Leeds.


AITKEN. The Revd Valerie Aitken, NS Priest-in-Charge of Perivale (London): 8 January 2017.

ALDOUS. The Revd Alexander Aldous, Chaplain of Oakham School (Peterborough).

ASHTON. The Revd Lesley Ashton, house-for-duty Assistant Curate of the Fountains Group, and Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands (Leeds).

BERRY. The Revd Eleanor Berry, Assist­ant Curate of Spondon (Derby): 21 November.

BIGGS. The Revd Laurence Biggs, Vicar of Nunthorpe (York): 31 October.

COVINGTON. The Revd Michael Covington, Priest-in-Charge of South Framland (Leicester), re-
main­ing Canon Emeritus of Peter­borough Cathedral (Peterborough).

EDINBOROUGH. The Revd David Edinborough, Bishop’s Chaplain to Retired Clergy and Clergy Widows (Southwell & Nottingham).

FOOT. The Revd Daniel Foot, Rector of Cranford with Grafton Underwood and Twywell, and Priest-in-Charge of Slipton (Peter­­borough).

KELLY. The Revd Stephen Kelly, Area Dean of Wakefield, and Priest-in-Charge of Wooley with West Bratton, and Huddersfield and Wakefield Areas Initial and Con­tinuing Ministerial Education Offi­cer, and Hon. Canon of Wakefield Cathedral: as Area Dean: 31 Decem­ber: as Priest-in-Charge, IME and CME Officer, and Canon (Leeds): 30 June 2017.

MARSH. The Revd Dr John Marsh, Hon. Priest-in-Charge of St James the Great, Flockton-cum-Denby Grange, and of St Michael the Archangel, Elmley (Leeds): 30 April 2017.

MYNORS. The Revd James Mynors, Rector of Aldwincle, Clopton, Pil­ton, Stoke Doyle, Thorpe Achurch, Titchmarsh and Wadenhoe, and Hon. Canon of Peterborough Ca­­thedral (Peterborough): 30 April.

PARKIN. The Revd Christopher Parkin, Vicar of Great and Little Ouseburn with Marton Cum Grafton and Whixley with Green Hammerton (Leeds): 6 February.

PATTENDEN. The Revd Alison Pattenden, Vicar of Amberley with North Stoke and Parham, Wiggon­holt and Greatham (Chichester): 31 October.

PEMBERTON. The Revd Jeremy Pemberton, Deputy Senior Chaplain and Bereavement Services Manager at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (Lincoln), remaining Hon. Canon of Boga (Boga, Congo).

RICHARDS. The Revd Keith Richards, Hon. Priest-in-Charge of St Andrew’s, Worthing (Chiches­ter): 31 October.

SINGH. The Revd Dr Jonathan Singh, NSM of Ripon Cathedral (Leeds): 5 December.

SLATTERY. The Revd Maurice Slattery, Hon. Priest-in-Charge of Burpham and of Poling (Chiches­ter).

TURNER. The Revd Ann Turner, Area Dean of Skipton, and Diocesan Director of Ordinands: 31 Decem­ber, remaining Hon. Canon of Bradford Cathedral (Leeds).

WYLIE. The Revd Alan Wylie, Priest-in-Charge of Holy Trinity, Motherwell, and of St Andrew’s, Wishaw (Glasgow & Galloway).

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