EDWARDS. — On 4 December, the Revd Herbert Joseph Edwards: Minister of St David’s Conventional District, Broom Leys, Whitwick (1961-65); Vicar (1965-68); Lecturer of Lichfield Theological College (1968-71); USPG Missionary in the diocese of Mashonaland, Rhodesia (1971-80); diocese of Botswana (1974); Vicar of Bloxwich (1980-84); Rector of Asfordby (1984-92); North with South Kilworth and Misterton (1992-96); aged 87.
EYNSTONE. — On 1 December, the Revd Sarah Francesca Louise Eynstone: Minor Canon and Chaplain of St Paul’s Cathedral (2010-15); Team Vicar in the Tring Team Ministry, with special responsibility for St John’s, Aldbury, since 2016; aged 41.
HARDING. — On 29 November, the Revd Clifford Maurice Harding: Assistant Priest at Blantyre, Nyasaland, East Africa (1954-56); Chaplain to the Forces (1956-59); Vicar of St John’s, Werneth, Oldham (1959-65); Chaplain of Ormerod Children’s Home, St Annes (1965-79); Elmslie School, Blackpool (1980-85); aged 94.
HOOLE. — On 30 October, the Revd Charles Hoole: Curate-in-Charge of St James the Apostle, Preston (1965-69); Vicar of St James’s, Lostock Hall, Preston (1969-73); Chaplain of HM Prison Eastchurch (1974-75); Vicar of St Margaret’s, St Annes-on-Sea (1975-81); St Peter’s, South Shore, Blackpool (1981-92); Assistant Curate of Laneside (1992-94); aged 83.
MUMFORD. — On 2 December, the Revd Michael David Mumford: Chaplain of Lister Hospital, Stevenage (1979-83); Assistant Curate of Royston (1983-87); Priest-in-Charge of Kelshall and Therfield (1983-88); Assistant Curate of Barkway, Reed and Buckland with Barley (1987-88); Vicar of Bodiam and Rector of Ewhurst (1988-94); Rural Dean of Rye (1990-91); aged 87.
SHEAD. — On 25 November, the Revd John Frederick Henry Shead: Head Master of Thaxted County Primary School (1970-85); Hon. Assistant Curate of Thaxted (1974-85); Assistant Curate of Saffron Walden with Wendens Ambo and Littlebury (1986-88); Priest-in-Charge of Wethersfield with Shalford (1988-96); Finchingfield and Cornish Hall End (1994-96); Vicar of Finchingfield and Cornish Hall End and Wethersfield with Shalford (1996-2004); Rural Dean of Braintree (1995-2000); aged 78.
SIMMONS. — On 4 November, the Revd Barry Jeremy Simmons: Priest-in-Charge of Swallowfield with Havendale and Padmore, Jamaica (1965-68); Vicar of Earby (1968-73); Chaplain of St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong (1973-74); Chaplain at Bahrain (1975-79); Hon. Missions to Seamen Chaplain in Bahrain (1975-79); Chaplain in Luxembourg (1980-91); Vicar of Shoreham (1991-2000); aged 84.
THOMAS. — On 3 December, the Revd Karen Rosemary Thomas: Team Vicar in the Woodfield Team Ministry (2010-12); aged 63.
WALTER. — On 3 December, the Revd Michael Walter: Precentor of Newcastle Cathedral (1969-71); Assistant Curate of St Margaret’s Durham (1972-74); Priest-in-Charge of Deaf Hill with Langdale (1974-77); Vicar of Newington with Dairycoates (1977-88); Assistant Curate of Feltham (1992-96) aged 80.
WOOLDRIDGE. — On 12 November, the Revd Derek Robert Wooldridge: Rector of St Paul’s, York (1970-2000); aged 83.