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Resignations and retirements

03 February 2017

Archdeacons retire

THE Ven. Penelope Driver, Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness, in Carlisle diocese, since 2012, will retire on 28 February. Before her present appointment, she had held posts in Newcastle, Ripon & Leeds, and Exeter dioceses.

The Ven. Richard Panter, Archdeacon of Liverpool, in that diocese, since 2002, will retire on 31 May. Before his present appointment, he had held posts in the diocese since 1980.


ARMSTRONG. The Revd Alex­­an­der Armstrong, Priest-in-Charge of St Cuthbert’s, Aldingham, and Den­dron and Ramp­side and Urswick, and Low Furness Mission Com­munity Leader des­ignate (Carlisle): 28 Febru­ary.

ASHENDEN. The Revd Dr Gavin Ash­enden, Chaplain to the Queen.

BERNHARD. The Revd Peter Bern­hard, Hon. Assistant Curate of Holy Redeemer, Clerkenwell: 13 March, remaining Director of Or­­dinands (London).

BESSENT. The Revd Stephen Bes­sent, Rector of Alphington, Shilling­ford St George, and Ide, Rural Dean of Christianity, and Prebendary of Exeter Cathedral (Exeter).

BETSON. The Revd Christopher Betson, Vicar of Tickhill with Stain­ton (Sheffield): 5 March.

CROOK. The Revd Diana Crook, house-for-duty Priest-in-Charge of Uley with Owlpen and Nympsfield (Gloucester): 20 February.

CUTHBERTSON. The Revd Amanda Cuthbertson, Vicar of St Mark’s, Wellingborough, and Pre­bendary of Peterborough Cathedral: 31 March, remaining, Bishop’s Ad­­viser for Healing Ministry, and becoming Canon Emeritus (Peterborough).

DAVIES. The Revd Dr Julian Davies, Team Rector in the South­amp­ton City Centre Team Ministry (Winchester): 31 March.

DENNY. The Revd Lorne Denny, Rector of Holkham with Egmere with Warham, Wells-Next-The-Sea and Wighton (Norwich): 28 February.

DUXBURY. The Revd Clive Duxbury, house-for-duty Priest-in-Charge of South Rodings (Chelms­ford): 16 April.

GILLHAM. The Revd Martin Gillham, house-for-duty Priest-in-Charge of Shilbottle (Newcastle): 3 April.

GOODWIN. The Revd Daphne Goodwin, Hon. Assistant Curate of Ifield (Chichester).

JAGO. The Revd David Jago, Vicar of St Alban’s, Kingston upon Hull (York): 1 March.

LEDGER. The Revd Margaret Ledger, OLM of Newburn (New­castle): 23 March.

MATHEW. The Revd Laurence Mathew, NSM of Ross with Walford and Brampton Abbotts (Hereford): 28 February.

PAYNE. The Revd Stephen Payne, Priest-in-Charge in the Plymstock and Hooe Team Ministry (Exeter).

PICKETT. The Revd Mark Pickett, Priest-in-Charge of St Paul’s, Low Moor, Clitheroe, remaining Rector of St James’s, Clitheroe (Blackburn).

SKINNER. The Revd Jean Skinner, Hon. Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of Newcastle Cathedral, and Chaplain to the People’s Kitchen (Newcastle): 28 February.

WALKER. The Revd Peter Walker, Rector of St James and St Paul with All Saints, St Nicholas and St Run­wald, Colchester, and Hon. Canon of Chelmsford Cathedral (Chelms­ford): 31 March.

WATKINS. The Revd Jonathan Watkins, Rector of the Test Valley Benefice (Winchester).

WOOD. The Revd David Wood, house-for-duty Priest of Shotley (Newcastle): 28 February.

WOODWARD. The Revd Anthony Woodward, Assistant Curate (As­­sociate Vicar) of West Monkton with Kingston St Mary, Broomfield and Cheddon Fitzpaine (Bath & Wells): 31 March.

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