Deaths

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02 November 2018

HOLMES. — On 26 September, the Revd Anthony David Robert Holmes: Vicar of Bucklebury with Marlston (1981-2000); Assistant Curate of Iver (2000-05); aged 80.

LEIGH. — On 26 October, the Revd Roy Stephen Leigh: NSM of Green Street Green (1990-92); East Peckham (1992-2000); aged 90.

LEONARD. — On 19 October, the Revd Peter Michael Leonard: Vicar of Cymmer and Porth (1988-96); Rector of Colwinston, Llandow and Llysworney (1996-2012); Llandaff Diocesan Chaplain to the Mothers’ Union (1996-2003); Chaplain of the Royal Naval Association, Cowbridge (1999-2009); Warden of Ty Teilo (1999-2012); Area Dean of the Vale of Glamorgan (2002-07); Welsh Provincial Chaplain to the Mothers’ Union (2004-06); Area Dean of the Vale of Glamorgan (2011-12); Hon. Canon of Llandaff Cathedral (2011-12); aged 71.

McKEEMAN. — On 28 September, the Revd David Christopher McKeeman: Curate-in-Charge of Emmanuel, West Dulwich (1964-66); All Saints’ and Emmanuel, West Dulwich (1966-69); Rector of Silchester (1982-2001); aged 82.

MELINSKY. — On 22 October, the Revd Michael Arthur Hugh Melinsky: Vicar of St Stephen’s, Norwich (1961-68); Chaplain of Norfolk and Norwich Hospital (1961-68); Hon. Canon and Canon Missioner of Norwich Cathedral (1968-73); Canon Emeritus since 1973; Chief Secretary of ACCM (1973-78); Principal of the Northern Ordination Course (1977-88); aged 94.

WALKER. — On 12 October, the Revd Walter Stanley Walker: Missions to Seamen Chaplain in Merseyside (1947-48); Curate-in-Charge of St Philip’s Conventional District, Kelsall (1948-53); Vicar of Birkenhead (1953-61); Rector of Wistaston (1961-66); Bromborough (1966-77): Chaplain of Barony Hospital, Nantwich (1961-66); Rector of Wallasey (1977-86); Rural Dean of Wallasey (1977-86); Hon. Canon of Chester Cathedral (1980-86); aged 97.

WARD. — On 9 October, the Revd William Francis Ward; Assistant Curate of St Margaret’s, Glasgow (1967-69); Priest-in-Charge of St Margaret and St Mungo, Alexandria (1968-70); Rector of the Ascension, Glasgow (1969-74); Chaplain of Royal Naval Reserve (1972-74); Royal Navy (1974-78); Rector of St Mary the Virgin, Arbroath (1978-99); Royal Marine Command Chaplain in Arbroath (1978-99); Missions to Seamen Chaplain in Arbroath (1979-91); Chaplain of Bell Rock Lighthouse (1979-91); Founder of Auchmithie Mission (1979); Founder and Priest-in-Charge of St Peter’s, Auchmithie (1980-90); aged 82.

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