DURNFORD. — On 24 December, the Revd John Edward Durnford: Rector of Mazoe Valley, Rhodesia (1964-76); Vicar of Hebden Bridge (1976-84); Rural Dean of Calder Valley (1982-84); Priest-in-Charge of Blanchland with Hunstanworth (1984-90); Priest-in-Charge of Edmundbyers with Muggleswick (1984-90); Rural Dean of Corbridge (1988-93); Rector of Blanchland with Hunstanworth and Edmundbyers and Muggleswick (1990-94); aged 85.
GILES. — On 25 December, the Revd Eric Francis Giles: Rector of Dumbleton with Wormington (1971-77); Priest-in-Charge of Toddington with Stanley Pontlarge (1971-77); Rector of Dumbleton with Wormington and Toddington (1977-79); Vicar of St John the Evangelist, Churchdown (1979-99); Hon. Canon of Gloucester Cathedral (1995-99); aged 81.