Deaths

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11 May 2018

BLANKLEY. — On 8 February, the Revd Roger Blankley: with the South American Mission Society (1970-80); Rector of Gillingham with Geldeston, Stockton, Ellingham and Kirby Cane (1980-91); Priest-in-Charge of Charmouth and Catherston Leweston (1991-97); aged 85.

BOTTING — On 26 April, the Revd Michael Hugh Botting: Vicar of St Matthew’s, Fulham (1961-72), Rural Dean of Hammersmith (1967); Vicar of St George’s, Leeds (1972-84), Rural Dean of Headingly (1981-84), Hon. Canon of Ripon Cathedral (1982-84), Rector of Aldford and Bruera (1984-90), Chester Diocesan Joint Director Lay Training (1990-95); aged 92.

CLAYTON. — On 28 April, the Revd John Clayton: Vicar of St George’s, Lupset (1941-51); Chaplain of Snapethorpe Hospital (1949-51); Vicar of St James’s, Bolton (1951-65); Rural Dean of Calverley (1956-65); Hon. Canon of Bradford Cathedral (1963-76); Vicar of Otley (1965-76); Rural Dean of Otley (1968-73); Canon Emeritus of Bradford Cathedral since 1976; aged 106.

DAVIES. — On 19 April, the Revd Raymond Emlyn Peter Davies: Assistant Curate of Llanishen and Lisvane (1958-62); Vicar of Afan Vale (1962-65); Assistant Curate of Llanishen and Lisvane (1965-68); Vicar of Penrhiwceiber (1968-72); Assistant Curate of Whitchurch (1972-73); Vicar of Childs Ercall (1973-81); Rector of Stoke-on-Tern (1973-81); Mavesyn Ridware (1981-82); Hamstall Ridware (1981-82); Vicar of Pipe Ridware (1981-82); Priest-in-Charge of Kings Bromley (1981-82); Rector of The Ridwares and Kings Bromley (1983-90); aged 93.

HASLAM. — On 29 April, the Revd James Robert Haslam: Vicar of Cockerham (1963-74); Cockerham with Winmarleigh (1974-76); Chaplain of Ellel Grange (1963-76); Vicar of Great Harwood (1976-88); Vicar of Fairhaven (1988-95); aged 86.

LAWRENCE. — On 25 April, the Revd Leonard Roy Lawrence: Vicar of Thelwall (1962-68); Vicar of St George’s, Hyde (1968-75); Vicar of Prenton (1975-96); Hon. Canon of Chester Cathedral (1986-96); aged 87.

MURNANE. — On 28 April, the Revd Terence Francis Murnane: Priest-in-Charge of Musbury and of Haslingden with Grane and Stonefold (2016-17); Vicar since 2017; aged 55.

SANDERSON. — On 5 April, the Revd Scott Sanderson: Priest-in-Charge of Newport with Widdington (1988-92); Vicar of Newport (1992-98); Walton le Soken (1998-05); aged 75.

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