01 December 2017


BAINBRIDGE. — On 14 November, the Revd John Richard Bainbridge: Curate-in-Charge of St Paul’s, Penge (1970-73); Chaplain of Uppingham School (1973-87); Vicar of St Nicholas’s, Stevenage, and Graveley (1987-98); aged 82.

BLACKTOP. — On 20 November, the Revd. Graham Leonard Blacktop: NSM of Rickmansworth (1985-92); aged 84.

BUSSEY. — On 13 November, the Revd Norman Bussey: Vicar of Bradley (1969-88); aged 95.

GARRISH. — On 13 November, the Revd Elaine Garrish: NSM of Roxbourne (2007-2010); aged 71.

GRAEBE. — On 17 August, the Revd Denys Redford Graebe: Rector of Great Parndon (1957-72); Vicar of Norton (1972-83); Rector of Kimpton with Ayot St Lawrence (1983-92); Rural Dean of Wheathampstead (1987-92); Hon. Canon of St Albans Abbey (1990-92); aged 91.

SMITH. — On 20 November, the Revd Peter Michael Smith: Assistant Curate of Weeke, in charge of St Barnabas’s (1959-63); Vicar of Hutton Roof with Lupton (1963-69); St Aidan’s, Barrow-in-Furness (1969-72); Preston Patrick (1972-93); Chaplain to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Carlisle diocese since 1993; aged 89.

TELLINI. — On 23 November, the Revd Dr Gianfranco Tellini: Lecturer of Sarum Theological College (1967-69); Senior Tutor (1969-74); Vice-Principal of Edinburgh Theological College (1974-82); Lecturer in Theology of Edinburgh University (1974-95); Rector of St John the Evangelist, Pittenweem, and of St Michael and All Angels, Elie and Earlsferry (1982-85); St Mary’s, Dunblane (1985-98); Chaplain of Queen Victoria School, Dunblane (1985-93); Canon of St Ninian’s Cathedral, Perth (1990-2004); Canon Emeritus since 2004; aged 81.

TUCKER. — On 18 November, the Revd John Yorke Raffles Tucker: Vicar of St Michael and All Angels, London Fields, Hackney (1958-67); St Anselm’s, Belmont (1967-78); Sunbury-on-Thames (1978-89); aged 93.

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