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Deaths

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13 April 2018

EARP. — On 3 April, the Revd John William Earp: Tutor of Ridley Hall, Cambridge (1946-48); Chaplain (1948-51); Vice-Principal (1951-56); Assistant Master and Chaplain of Eton College (1956-62); Vicar of Hartley Wintney with Elvetham (1962-76); Hartley Wintney with Elvetham and Winchfield and Dogmersfield (1976-88); Rural Dean of Odiham (1976-83); aged 99.

GRIFFITHS. — On 26 March, the Revd David Percy Douglas Griffiths: Vicar of Llanarth with Mydroilyn and Capel Cynon with Talgarreg and St Mark (1980-84); St David with St Teilo, Llanarth and Capel Cynon with Talgarreg and St Mark (1984-86); Newcastle Emlyn with Llandyfriog and Troed-yr-aur (1986-95); aged 93.

PALMER. — On 19 March, the Revd Robert William Palmer: Priest-in-Charge of St Mark’s, Coventry (1969-71); Hon. Assistant Curate of Binley (1972-75); Vicar of St Paul’s, Wordsworth Avenue, Sheffield (1976-84); St John the Evangelist, Deepcar (1984-93); aged 89.

SCAIFE. — On 1 April, the Revd Andrew Scaife: Priest-in-Charge of St Michael’s, Liverpool (1981-86); Team Vicar of St Luke in the City, Liverpool (1981-86); Vicar of St Philip’s, Litherland (1986-96); Senior Chaplain of Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (1996-2017); aged 67.

WILLIAMS. — On 31 March, the Revd David Humphrey Williams: Curate-in-Charge of St John the Baptist Conventional District, Bilborough (1955-62); Vicar 1962-63); Hucknall Torkard (1963-71); Rural Dean of Bulwell (1970-88); Curate-in-Charge of Bestwood Park (1971-78); Team Rector of Hucknall Torkard (1971-88); Hon. Canon of Southwell Cathedral (1975-88); aged 94.

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