Deaths

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06 December 2019

CRAIG-WILD. — On 21 November, the Revd Peter John Craig-Wild: Vicar of Chapeltown (1987-96); Rural Dean of Tankersley (1993-96); Vicar of Mirfield (1996-2008); Hon. Canon of Wakefield Cathedral (2003-08); Priest-in-Charge of Eastthorpe and Upper Hopton (2003-07); Rural Dean of Dewsbury (2006-08); Team Rector in the Maltby Team Ministry (2008-14); Priest-in-Charge of Thurcroft (2009-14); aged 64.

ELLIOTT. — On 17 November, the Revd Dr William James Elliott: Curate-in-Charge of St Paul’s, Preston (1969-73); Chaplain of Preston Royal Infirmary (1969-74); Rector of Elstree (1974-2000); Research Fellow of Birmingham University (2000-03); aged 81.

MAYBURY. — On 23 November, the Revd Doreen Lorna Maybury: Deaconess of St John the Evangelist, Jedburgh (1981-84); Warden and Counsellor of Whitchester Christian Centre, Duns (1984-91); NS Deaconess of Christ Church, Duns (1984-91); St Cuthbert’s, Hawick (1991-97); Counsellor and Supervisor of Whitchester Christian Centre, Hawick (1991-2013); NSM of St Cuthbert’s, Hawick (1995-97); Chaplain of Borders General NHS Trust (1998-2004); aged 86.

MORDECAI. — On 20 November, the Revd Elizabeth Mordecai: Deaconess of All Saints’, Leamington Priors (1986-87); Hon. Parish Deacon (1987-89); Assistant Curate of Worcester City (1989-94); aged 91.

WOODSFORD. — On 15 November, the Revd Andrew Norman Woodsford: Curate-in-Charge of St Mary’s, Ladybrook, Mansfield (1970-73); Barton-in-Fabis (1973-80); Thrumpton (1973-80); Rector of Gamston with Eaton and West Drayton (1981-88); Chaplain of Bramcot School, Nottinghamshire (1981-93); Southwell & Nottingham Diocesan Warden of Readers (1988-2008); Hon. Canon of Southwell Minster (1993-2008); Rural Dean of Retford (1993-2000); aged 76.

WRIGHT. — On 28 November, the Revd Michael Wright: Assistant Curate of Skegness, in charge of St Clement’s (1959-62); Perpetual Curate of St Michael’s, Louth (1962-68); Vicar (1968-73); Rector of Stewton (1962-73); St Peter’s, Warmsworth (1973-86); Warden of the Sheffield Diocesan Readers’ Association (1981-86); Hon. Canon of Sheffield Cathedral (1982-95); Vicar of Wath-upon-Dearne with Adwick-upon-Dearne (1986-94); Rural Dean of Wath (1992-95); Vicar of Wath-upon-Dearne (1994-95); aged 89.

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