Deaths

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05 January 2018

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ELLIOTT. — On 15 December, the Revd William Elliott: Vicar of Far Forest (1970-78); Rock with Heightington and Far Forest (1978-82); Mamble with Bayton, Rock with Heightington with Far Forest (1982-85); aged 97.

LOWEN. — On 21 December, the Revd John Michael Lowen: Vicar of St Mary’s, Monkseaton (1982-90); Vicar of Ponteland (1990-95); Chaplain of HM Prison Leeds (1995); Priest-in-Charge of Sutton St Mary (1995-2000); Rector of Dunvegan, Canada (2000-05); aged 70.

PAGET. — On 21 December, the Revd Alfred Ivor Paget: Missions to Seamen Chaplain in Hong Kong (1962-63); Melbourne, Australia (1963-64); Assistant Curate of St George’s, Hyde (1964-66); Rector of Great Henny (1966-68); Little Henny (1966-68); Middleton (1966-68); Great Henny with Little Henny and Middleton (1968-74); Assistant Curate of Great Holland and Curate-in-Charge of Holland (1974-79); Vicar of St Bartholomew’s, Holland-on-Sea (1979-92); aged 93.

SIMMONS. — On 27 November, the Revd Maurice Samuel Simmons: Durham Diocesan Youth Chaplain (1956-60); Rector of Croxdale (1958-81); Social and Industrial Adviser to the Bishop of Durham (1961-70); General Secretary of Durham Diocesan Social Responsibility Group (1970-75); Hon. Canon of Durham Cathedral since 1971; Hon. Secretary of North-East Ecumenical Group (1971-82); Secretary of Durham Diocesan Board for Mission and Unity (1975-82); Vicar of Norton (1981-92); Rural Dean of Stockton (1985-92); aged 90.

WICKHAM. — On 17 December, the Revd Dr Lionel Ralph Wickham: Tutor of Cuddesdon College (1961-63); Vicar of Cross Stone (1963-67); Lecturer in Theology at the University of Southampton (1967-78); Senior Lecture (1978-81); Vicar of Honley with Brockholes (1981-87); Lecturer in the University of Cambridge (1987-2000); Priest-in-Charge of St Andrew’s, West Wratting, and St Mary’s, Weston Colville (1989-2000); aged 85.

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