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09 September 2016

BAKER. — On 30 August, the Revd Frank Thomas Baker: Assistant Curate and Precentor of St Peter’s, Leeds (1966-73); Rector of Crook, and Curate-in-Charge of Stanley (1973-74); Chaplain in Bucharest (1974-75); Assistant Curate of Tewkesbury (1975-81); Minor Canon of St George’s, Windsor (1981-86); aged 79.

GODFREY. — On 7 August, the Revd Ian Godfrey: Vicar of Goostrey with Swettenham since 2011; aged 60.

JENKINS. — On 4 September, the Rt Revd Dr David Edward Jenkins: Lecturer of Queen’s College, Birmingham (1953-54); Fellow, Chaplain and Praelector in Theology of The Queen’s College, Oxford (1954-69); Lecturer in Theology of the University of Oxford (1955-69); Canon Theologian of Leicester Cathedral (1966-82); Director of World Council of Churches Study Department (1969-73); Director of the William Temple Foundation, Manchester (1973-78); Joint Director (1979-94); Hulsean Professor of the University of Cambridge (1972); Lindsay Lecturer of the University of Keele (1975); Professor of Theology and Religious Studies of Leeds University (1979-84); Heslington Lecturer of the University of York (1980); Drummond Lecturer of the University of Stirling (1981); Bishop of Durham (1984-94); Hon. Assistant Bishop of Ripon & Leeds (1994-2014); aged 91.

KEMP. — On 7 August, the Revd Audrey Kemp: Chaplain of South Ockendon Hospital (1970-71); Deaconess of All Hallows’, North Greenford (1971-72); Feltham (1972-80); Minister-in-Charge of St Faith’s, Brentford (1980-83); Deaconess of All Saints’, Hanworth (1983-85); St George’s, Hanworth (1985-87); Parish Deacon (1987-88); Hon. Parish Deacon of Ditcheat with East Pennard and Pylle (1989-94); Priest-in-Charge (1994-95); aged 89.

RICHARDSON. — On 20 August, the Revd Margaret Richardson: Parish Deacon of St Peter’s, Aberdeen (2005-13); aged 93.

SMITH. — On 30 August, the Revd Frank Smith: Vicar of Peak Forest and Wormhill with Peakdale (1972-78); Rector of West Hallam with Mapperley (1978-85); Vicar of Henleaze (1985-2001) Rural Dean of Clifton (1993-99); Hon. Canon of Bristol Cathedral (1999-2001) aged 76.

THOMAS. — On 4 August, the Revd David Ronald Holt Thomas: Rector of Armitage since 1966; Rural Dean of Rugeley (1988-94); aged 88.

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