Deaths

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18 October 2019

CAVAGAN. — On 4 October, the Revd Dr Raymond Cavagan: Vicar of New Shildon (1968-76); Priest-in-Charge of St Andrew’s, Toxteth Park (1976-78); Vicar of St Michael-in-the-Hamlet, Toxteth Park (1976-78); St Michael-in-the-Hamlet with St Andrew’s, Toxteth Park (1978-88); Stamfordham with Matfen (1988-2005); Hon. Chaplain to the Forces (1990-2019); aged 83.

GRAINGER. — On 2 September, the Revd Bruce Grainger: Chaplain and Assistant Master of The King’s School, Canterbury (1967-72); Hon. Minor Canon of Canterbury Cathedral (1969-72); Vicar of Baildon (1972-88); Hon. Canon of Bradford Cathedral (1984-2004); Vicar of Oxenhope (1988-2004); Bradford Diocesan Director of Ordinands (1988-96); Diocesan Ecumenical Officer (1996-2004); Tutor in Biblical Hebrew for the University of Bradford (1999-2003); Rural Dean of South Craven (2002-03); Hon. Chaplain of Bradford Cathedral since 2015; aged 82.

HANCOCK. — On 27 June, the Revd Ivor Michael Hancock: Vicar of Christ Church, Gosport (1969-76); Team Vicar in the Southend-on-Sea Team Ministry (1976-80); Vicar of Hawley (1980-96); Minley (1980-96); Rural Dean of Aldershot (1983-88); aged 88.

KIRKHAM. — On 10 October, the Rt Revd John Dudley Kirkham: Residentiary Chaplain to the Bishop of Norwich (1965-69); Priest-in-Charge of St Mary’s, Rockland, with Hellington (1967-69); Chaplain to the Bishop of New Guinea (1969-70); Assistant Curate of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster (1970-72); St Margaret’s, Westminster (1970-72); Domestic Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury (1972-76); Chaplain to Thames Television Euston Studios (1971-76); Suffragan Bishop of Sherborne (1976-2001); Canon and Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral (1977-2001); Archbishop’s Adviser to the Headmasters’ Conference (1990-92); Bishop to Her Majesty’s Forces (1992-2001); Hon. Assistant Bishop in Salisbury diocese since 2001; Canon and Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral (2002-19); aged 84.

RABJOHNS. — On 10 October, the Revd Alan Rabjohns: Assistant Curate of Upton with Chalvey, Slough (1967-76); Vicar of St Saviour’s, Roath (1976-2008); Area Dean of Cardiff (2003-08); aged 79.

ROBERTS. — On 25 September, the Ven. Raymond Harcourt Roberts: Royal Navy Reserve Chaplain (1958-59); Royal Navy (1959-80); Chaplain of the Fleet and Archdeacon for the Royal Navy (1980-84); Hon. Chaplain to the Queen (1980-84); Hon. Canon of Gibraltar Cathedral (1980-84); Assistant Curate of St John the Evangelist, Hale (1985-89); General Secretary of Jerusalem and the Middle East Church Association (1985-89); Hon. Chaplain of Llandaff Cathedral (1990-95); aged 88.

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