BIRT. — On 17 December, the Revd David Edward Birt: NSM of Christ the Saviour, Ealing (1986-99); aged 92.
COOK. — On 7 January, the Revd Robert Bond Cook: Assistant Curate of Sugley, in charge of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Denton (1960-64); Vicar of Denton (1964-74); Haltwhistle (1975-88); Priest-in-Charge of Greenhead (1984-88); Vicar of Haltwhistle and Greenhead (1988-93); Rural Dean of Hexham (1988-93); Hon. Canon of Newcastle Cathedral (1992-93); Rural Dean of Lavenham (2003-05); aged 90.
CROWE. — On 29 November, the Revd Eric Anthony Crowe: Rector of High Hoyland (1960-68); Vicar of Battyeford with Knowle (1968-75); Curate-in-Charge of Pitminster with Corfe (1975); Vicar (1976-90); aged 89.
EVANS. — On 7 December, the Revd Gareth Rae Evans: Team Vicar in the Cwmbran Team Ministry (2000-07); Hon. Assistant Curate of Barton, Torquay (2007-12); Assistant Curate of Stoke Gabriel and Collaton (2012-14); Team Vicar in the Totnes Team Mission Community (2014); aged 70.
GOODHEW. — On 26 December, the Revd Roy William Goodhew: Vicar of Hound (1994-2005); aged 77.
JEFFERY. — On 6 January, the Revd Peter Noel Jeffery: Curate-in-Charge of St Andrew with St Giles, Bordesley (1964-69); Rector of Turvey (1969-98); Priest-in-Charge of Stevington (1979-98); aged 81.
LAPAGE. — On 20 July, the Revd Michael Clement Lapage: Vicar of Nanyuki, Kenya (1965-72); Chaplain of Bedford School (1973-75); Chaplain of Lyon with Grenoble (1976-79); Vicar of Walford with Bishopswood (1979-88); Priest-in-Charge of Goodrich with Welsh Bicknor and Marstow (1983-88); aged 95.
SHAW. — On 6 September, the Revd Peter Haslewood Shaw: Vicar of St Anne’s, Alderney (1969-78); Disley (1978-82); Chaplain in Athens (1983-85); Hon. Assistant Curate of Holy Trinity, Las Palmas (1984-85); St Mary’s, Breamore (1985-89); aged 101.
STAINES. — On 20 November, the Revd Michael John Staines: Team Vicar in the Harling Group (1967-73); Priest Missioner in the South Chilterns Group (1974-75); Rector of West Wycombe with Bledlow Ridge, Bradenham and Radnage (1976-93); Rural Dean of Wycombe (1983-87); aged 90.
TEED. — On 13 October, the Revd John Teed, NSM of Staines (2007-10); Kenton, Mamhead, Powderham, Crofton and Starcross (2012-15); Dawlish (2012-14); Dawlish, Cofton and Starcross since 2015; aged 74.
TURNER. — On 28 December, the Revd Donald Turner: Headmaster of St Lawrence with St Paul Primary School (1974-78); Assistant Curate of St John’s, Isleworth (1976-78); Vicar of St Peter’s with the Chapel Royal, Brighton (1978-80); Assistant Curate of St Peter’s with the Chapel Royal and St John the Evangelist, Brighton (1980-85); Priest-in-Charge of St Leonards-on-Sea (1985-87); Vicar (1987-91); Hon. Assistant Curate of Malborough with South Huish, West Alvington and Churchstow (1993-98); Chaplain of Holy Trinity, Las Palmas (1998-2001); aged 89.