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Resignations and retirements

19 January 2018

Archdeacons retire

THE Ven. Robert Griffiths, Archdeacon of Wrexham, in St Asaph diocese, since 2014, and Priest-in-Charge of Valle Crucis Mission Area, in that diocese, will retire on 31 July. Before his present appointments, he had held posts in the diocese since 1976.

The Ven. Peter Pike, Archdeacon of Montgomery and Vicar of Berriew, now in Pool Mission Area, in St Asaph diocese, since 2012, will retire on 30 September. Before his present appointments, he had held posts in Blackburn and York dioceses.


BASTIDE. The Revd Derek Bastide, Hon. Priest-in-Charge of Hamsey, and Principal Lecturer of Brighton University (Chichester).

CAVIESES ARAYA. The Revd Dr Guillermo Cavieses Araya, Assistant Curate of St Giles with St Mary, Pontefract (Leeds).

FALKINGHAM. The Revd Caroline Falkingham, Rector of The Fountains Group (Leeds): 30 April.

FAULKNER. The Revd Iain Faulkner, Interim Priest-in-Charge of South Wimbledon (Southwark).

GILLESPIE. The Revd Michael Gillespie, NSM of the Four Saints benefice (Leicester): 31 January.

GREENWOOD. The Revd Claire Greenwood, Hon. Assistant Curate of Barnoldswick with Bracewell (Leeds): 28 February.

HAYES. The Revd Rosemarie Hayes, Area Dean of Whitkirk, remaining Team Rector in the Allerton Bywater, Kippax and Swillington Team Ministry, and Hon. Canon of Ripon Cathedral (Leeds).

HEMMING. The Revd Terry Hemming, house-for-duty Assistant Priest of Hurstbourne Priors, Longparish, St Mary Bourne and Woodcott (Winchester): 10 February.

HENDERSON. The Revd William Henderson, Vicar of Outwood, Stanley, and Wrenthorpe (Leeds): 31 March.

HODGES. The Revd Jasper Hodges, Vicar of Arbourthorne and Norfolk Park (Sheffield): 31 January.

HOPKINS. The Revd Henry Hopkins, Vicar of Noth Thornaby (York): 31 January.

HUME. The Revd Barbara Hume, Rector of the Hedinghams and Upper Colne (Chelmsford).

JONES. The Revd Joyce Jones, Area Dean of Kirkburton: 1 March, remaining Rector of Cumberworth, Denby, Denby Dale and Shepley, and Hon. Canon of Wakefield Cathedral (Leeds).

KAYE-BESLEY. The Revd Lesley Kaye-Besley, NS Assistant Curate of East Molesey (Guildford).

KING. The Revd Peter King, NS Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) in the Mortlake with East Sheen Team Ministry (Southwark): 13 February.

MacDONALD. The Revd Martin MacDonald, Area Dean of Calder Valley, remaining Hon. Assistant Curate of Erringden, and of Luddenden with Luddenden Foot (Leeds).

MARSHALL. The Revd Rodney Marshall, Vicar of Athersley and Carlton, and Hon. Canon of Wakefield Cathedral (Leeds).

MICKLETHWAITE. The Revd Andrew Micklethwaite, Vicar of Castle Donington and Lockington cum Hemington (Leicester): 1 February.

NICHOLLS. The Revd Mark Nicholls, Area Dean of Bermondsey, remaining Rector of St Mary with All Saints’, Rotherhithe, Priest-in-Charge of St Katharine with St Bartholomew, Bermondsey (Southwark), and Hon. Canon of the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Mutare (Manicaland, Central Africa).

NYIRONGO. The Revd David Nyirongo, Team Vicar in the Pontypridd Rectorial Benefice (Llandaff): 28 February.

PEARSON. The Revd David Pearson, Priest-in-Charge of Holy Cross, Hornchurch (Chelmsford): 31 January.

RABLEN. The Revd Antony Rablen, Vicar of St Cedd’s, Becontree, and Chaplain of North-East London NHS Foundation Trust (Chelmsford): 11 February.

ROBINSON. The Revd Danielle Robinson, Hon. Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of St Mary’s, Reigate (Southwark).

SMITH. The Revd Janice Smith, house-for-duty Priest-in-Charge of Bramhope, (Leeds): 31 January.

SUCH. The Revd Howard Such, Warden of the College of St Barnabas, Lingfield: 31 January, remaining Hon. Canon of Southwark Cathedral (Southwark).

TUCK. The Revd David Tuck, Hon. Assistant Curate of North Harrow (London).

WEAVER. The Revd Diane Weaver, Vicar of Barnoldswick with Bracewell (Leeds): 31 March.

WILLIAMS. The Revd Joyce Williams, house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Saviour’s, Bath, with Swainswick and Woolley (Bath & Wells): 21 January.

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