23 February 2018


BELL. — On 25 December 2017, the Revd John Christopher Bell: Rector of Carrowdore (1962-70); Drumbo (1970-98); Rural Dean of Hillsborough (1981-98); Chaplain of Belfast Young Offender Centre (1979-98); Canon of Down Cathedral (1987-98); Treasurer (1991-98); aged 84.

BLYTH. — On 14 February, the Revd Bryan Edward Perceval Blyth: Minister of St Edmund’s Conventional District, Weymouth (1955-56); Perpetual Curate (1956-64); Chelmsford Diocesan Assistant Director of Education for Youth (1964-67); Hon. Assistant Curate of Mountnessing (1967-68); Ingatestone with Buttsbury (1967-68); Thundersley (1980-84); aged 95.

BOYLAND. — On 27 January, the Revd Henry Hubert Boyland: NSM of Dunboyne Union (1984-87); Bishop’s Curate of Carrickmacross with Magheracloone (1987-90); Rector (1990-93); aged 94.

CANDELAND. — On 11 February, the Revd Thomas Blyde Candeland: OLM of Lyng, Sparham, Elsing, Bylaugh, Bawdeswell and Foxley (1999-2008); Rural Dean of Sparham (2005-08); aged 80.

CRAIG. — On 28 January, the Revd Eric Craig: Vicar of St Jerome’s, Dawley, Hillingdon (1973-76); Stainland (1976-87); Rector of Yarnton with Begbroke and Shipton on Cherwell (1987-2004); aged 78.

MORAN. — On 29 November 2017, the Revd Adrian Peter Moran: NSM of Fermoy with Ballyhooley, Knockmourne, Ardnageehy and Brigown (2010-13); Bandon with Rathclaren, Innishannon, Ballinadee and Brinny (2013-14); Hon. Priest-in-Charge of Cobh and Glanmire (2014-17); aged 72.

MURRIE. — On 11 February, the Revd Clive Robert Murrie: Vicar of Burnopfield (1983-87); Rector of Stella (1987-91); Priest-in-Charge of St Michael’s, Sittingbourne (1995-98); Chaplain of HM Prison Stocken (1998-2003); HM Prison Castington (2003-04); Hon. Priest-in-Charge of Publow with Pensford, Compton Dando and Chelwood (2008-09); aged 73.

RODGERS. — On 17 January, the Revd John Terence Roche Rodgers: Rector of St Stephen’s, Belfast (1964-79); Dunmurry (1979-94); Canon of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast (1992-94); aged 89.

RUTHERFORD. — On 14 February, the Revd John Bilton Rutherford: Assistant Curate of Long Benton, in charge of St Mary Magdalene’s (1957-60); Vicar of St Philip’s, Newcastle (1960-66); Walker (1966-74); St James’s, Benwall, Newcastle (1974-80); Hon. Canon of Newcastle Cathedral (1980-90); Vicar of Lesbury with Alnmouth (1981-90); Rural Dean of Alnwick (1986-89); aged 94.

SWEET. — On 30 January, the Revd Margaret Adelaide Sweet: NSM of Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon with Luddington and Clifford Chambers (2006-13); aged 84.

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