09 February 2018


BANKS.On 1 February, the Revd John Alan Banks: Vicar of Ollerton and of Boughton (1964-75); Rector of Wollaton (1975-83); Rural Dean of Beeston (1977-81); Assistant Curate of Bramcote (1985-86); Arnold (1986-95); aged 85.

BICKERSTETH.On 29 January, the Rt Revd John Monier Bickersteth: Minister of St John’s Conventional District, Hurst Green, Oxted (1954-62); Vicar of St Stephen’s, Chatham (1962-70); Hon. Canon of Rochester Cathedral (1968-70); Suffragan Bishop of Warrington (1970-75); Bishop of Bath & Wells (1975-87); Chaplain and Sub-Prelate of the Order of St John since 1977; Clerk of the Closet (1979-89); aged 96.

BLACKBURN.On 14 January, the Revd Peter James Whittaker Blackburn: Rector of Burythorpe, Acklam and Leavening with Westow (1979-85); Chaplain of Christ Church, Naples (1985-91); Algarve (1991-97); Hon. Assistant Curate of Christ Church, Hampstead (2009-14); aged 70.

BOUGHTON.On 31 January, the Revd Paul Henry Boughton: Rector of Fetcham (1996-2014); Vicar of Goring with Streatley and South Stoke since 2014; aged 62.

ENGLISH. On 17 December, the Revd Peter Gordon English: Vicar of Cottingley (1964-66); Chaplain of Nabumali High School (1966-70); Lecturer of Makerere University (1970-72); aged 86.

HARDY. — On 13 January, the Revd Michael Frederick Bryan Hardy: Vicar of Hightown (1969-77); Birkby (1977-85); Assistant Curate of Boultham (1988-89); Vicar of Misterton and West Stockwith (1989-2001); aged 81.

HEADLAND. — On 2 February, the Revd James Frederick Headland: Vicar of St Matthias’s, Upper Tulse Hill (1957-65); Rector of Church Pulverbatch (1965-81); Priest-in-Charge of Smethcott with Woolstaston (1965-81); Rector of Reedham with Cantley with Limpengoe and Southwood (1981-86); aged 98.

PAKENHAM. — On 9 January, the Revd Charles Wilfrid Pakenham: CMS Missionary in the diocese of Lagos, Nigeria (1944-49); Assistant Curate of St Mary’s, Cheltenham (1949-52); Vicar of Litherland (1952-84); Priest-in-Charge of Woodhay with Enborne, Hampstead Marshall, Inkpen and Combe (1991-92); aged 99.

STREVENS. On 13 January, the Revd Richard Ernest Noel Strevens: Vicar of Clent (1976-86); St Michael and All Angels, Pirbright (1986-2000); aged 83.

WILLIAMS. — On 3 February, the Revd Thomas Bruce Williams: Assistant Curate of Liskeard with St Keyne and St Pinnock (1976-79); Minister of Bush Church Aid Society, South Paraburdoo, Australia (1979-80); Assistant Curate of West Pilbara, (1979-81); Rector of Wyndham and Kununarra (1981-83); Tennan Creek (1993-97); aged 78.

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