*** DEBUG START ***
*** DEBUG END ***
Important information: We are currently experiencing technical issues with the webiste and it is currently running with reduced functionality, some category pages may not contain a full list of articles and the search is not currently working. We apologise for the inconvenience and should have everything back to normal as soon as possible.

Deaths

by
09 December 2016

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.

The Church Times Archive

Read reports from issues stretching back to 1863, search for your parish or see if any of the clergy you know get a mention.

FREE for Church Times subscribers.

Explore the archive

Church Times: about us

Welcome to the Church Times

​To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read four articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)