08 November 2019

New archdeacon of Croydon

THE next Archdeacon of Croydon, in the diocese of Southwark, is to be the Revd Dr Rosemarie Mallett, Vicar of St John’s, Angell Town, Hon. Canon of Southwark Cathedral, and first Director of the Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation department, in the diocese of Southwark.

Canon Mallett trained on the SEITE course and served her title at Christ Church, Brixton, before moving to St John’s. She is a member of the General Synod and of its panel of chairs, and serves the Archbishops’ Council in several capacities. She has a particular interest in young people and mental health in black and minority-ethnic communities.

BAINBRIDGE. The Revd Phyllis Bainbridge, formerly Assistant Curate (Interim Minister) in the Hucknall Torkard Team Ministry (Southwell & Nottingham), to be Rector of Anslow, Rolleston and Tutbury (Lichfield).

BALLARD. The Revd Duncan Ballard, Priest-in-Charge of St John the Baptist, Ashbourne, of St Oswald’s, Ashbourne, with Mapleton, of Clifton, and of Norbury with Snelston, now also Warden of Readers (Derby).

BARNES. The Revd Matthew Barnes, Rector of St Thomas the Martyr, Brampton, Hon. Canon of Derby Cathedral, and Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee, now also Director of Curate Training (Derby).

BLANCH. The Revd Paul Blanch, Vicar of Kirton in Holland with Algarkirk and Fosdyke (Lincoln), now Rector of Holy Trinity, Ramsgate (Canterbury).

BOYD. The Revd Julie Boyd, Team Rector in the Gaywood Team Ministry, to be also Hon. Canon of Norwich Cathedral (Norwich).

BUCKLEY. The Revd Debra Buckley, Vicar of Smethwick Old Church, and Area Dean of Warley, to be also Hon. Canon of Birmingham Cathedral (Birmingham).

CUNLIFFE. The Ven. Dr Christopher Cunliffe, Archdeacon of Derby, now also Acting Diocesan Director of Ordinands (Derby).

DOBSON. The Revd Catherine Dobson, Rector of Bacton, Happisburgh, Hempstead with Eccles and Lessingham, Ridlington, Sea Palling with Waxham, Walcott, and Witton, and Rural Dean of St Benet at Waxham and Tunstead, to be also Hon. Canon of Norwich Cathedral (Norwich).

DOVEY. The Revd Andrew Dovey, Senior Chaplain of Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust, and NS Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of St George’s, Shirley, and St John’s, Shirley, now also Lead Chaplain of Croydon Health Services NHS Trust (Southwark).

ELSON. The Revd Alison Elson, NS Assistant Curate of St Luke’s, Reigate (Southwark), now Assistant Priest.

FEWINGS. The Revd Peter Fewings, NS Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of the Sodbury Vale Benefice, to be Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Lower Cam and Coaley (Gloucester).

FISHER. The Revd David Fisher, Priest-in-Charge of Carshalton (Southwark), now Rector.

FOX. The Revd Linda Fox, NS Assistant Curate of St Peter and St Augustine, South Croydon, now NS Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of St Matthew’s, Croydon (Southwark).

GUNNER. The Revd Susanna Gunner, Bishop’s Chaplain, Diocesan Spirituality and Discipleship Adviser, and Hon. Priest Vicar of Norwich Cathedral, to be also Hon. Canon of Norwich Cathedral (Norwich).

HAMBLIN. The Revd Karen Hamblin, Priest-in-Charge of St Mark’s, Brampton, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Augustine of Hippo and St Augustine of Canterbury, Chesterfield, of Holy Trinity and Christ Church, Chesterfield, of St Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield, Area Dean of North-East Derbyshire, and Hon. Canon of Derby Cathedral, now also Convener of the Clergy Well-being Reference Group (Derby).

HEYCOCKS. The Revd Christian Heycocks, Vicar of Sheringham, Rural Dean of Repps, and Chaplain to the Royal British Legion and to the Sheringham Little Theatre, to be also Hon. Canon of Norwich Cathedral (Norwich).

HILLAS. The Revd Patricia Hillas, Canon Pastor of St Paul’s Cathedral (London), to be Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons.

HOBBS. The Revd Kenneth Hobbs, formerly NS Assistant Curate of Shere, Albury and Chilworth, now NS Priest-in-Charge of Stoneleigh (Guildford).

JOHNSON. The Revd Dr Victoria Johnson, Canon Residentiary of Ely Cathedral (Ely), to be Canon Precentor of York Minster (York).

KENCHINGTON. The Revd Jane Kenchington, Team Rector in the Solihull Team Ministry, to be also Hon. Canon of Birmingham Cathedral (Birmingham).

LEES-SMITH. The Revd Anthony Lees-Smith, Assistant Area Dean of the City of Leicester, to be Area Dean, remaining Vicar of Evrington (Leicester).

MACKRILL. The Revd Robert Mackrill, formerly Team Vicar in the Oakham, Ashwell, Braunston, Brooke, Egleton, Hambleton, Langham, Market Overton, Teigh and Whissendine Team Ministry, to be Chaplain of HM Prison Stocken (Peterborough).

MARTIN. The Revd Dr Steven Martin, Assistant Curate of Tavistock with Gulworthy and Brent Tor, to be Rector of the Holyford Mission Community (Exeter).

MITCHELL. The Revd Owain Mitchell, Vicar of Brigg, Wrawby and Cadney-cum-Howsham, of Bonby and of Worlaby, to be Vicar of New Mills (Derby).

MOIR. The Revd Nicholas Moir, Vicar of St Andrew’s, Chesterton, Priest-in-Charge of St Clement’s, Cambridge, and Hon. Canon of Ely Cathedral, now also Rural Dean of Cambridge North (Ely).

OCHOLA. The Revd George Ochola, Chaplain of the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (St Albans), now Chaplain of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Southwark).

PEACOCK. The Revd Nicholas Peacock, formerly Vicar of St Mary Magdalene’s, Wandsworth Common, now Team Rector in the Cheam Team Ministry (Southwark).

POWER. The Revd Michael Power, Vicar of St Edward the Confessor, Romford, Priest-in-Charge of the Ascension, Collier Row, Romford, and Area Dean of Havering, to be Bradwell Area Mission and Stewardship Adviser, and house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Bowers Gifford with North Benfleet, remaining Hon. Canon of Chelmsford Cathedral (Chelmsford).

PROUD. The Rt Revd Andrew Proud, formerly Area Bishop of Reading (Oxford), to be Hon. Assistant Bishop (Peterborough).

RIGLIN. The Revd Jacqueline Riglin, Assistant Curate of St George’s, Chesterton (Ely), now NS Associate Vicar.

SCOTT. The Revd Barrie Scott, Vicar of Perry Barr, to be also Hon. Canon of Birmingham Cathedral (Birmingham).

SHAW. The Revd Louise Shaw, Vicar of Dosthill, and Area Dean of Polesworth, to be also Hon. Canon of Birmingham Cathedral (Birmingham).

SHREEVES. The Revd Dr Keir Shreeves, NS Assistant Curate (Associate Vicar) of St Peter’s, Brighton, to be Diocesan Director of Ordinands (Chichester).

STAFFORD. The Revd Mark Stafford, formerly Priest-in-Charge of Babworth with Sutton-cum-Lound and Scofton with Osberton (Southwell & Nottingham), now Interim Team Vicar in the Kingston Team Ministry (Southwark).

STOKES. The Revd Dawn Stokes, Assistant Curate in the Daventry Team Ministry, to be Interim Priest-in-Charge of Daventry, in the Daventry Team Ministry (Peterborough).

STORK BANKS. The Revd Daniel Stork Banks, Assistant Curate of Cheswardine, Childs Ercall, Hales, Hinstock, Sambrook and Stoke on Tern (Lichfield), to be Vicar of Chobham with Valley End (Guildford).

TEVERSON. The Revd Nicola Teverson, formerly house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Upminster (Chelmsford), now Chaplain of Bacon’s College (Southwark).

THOMAS. The Revd Katie Thomas, Priest-in-Charge of St James’s, Malden (Southwark), now Vicar.

TRETHEWEY. The Revd Richard Trethewey, Rector of Glenfield and Newtown Linford, to be also Area Dean of Sparkenhoe East (Leicester).

TURNER-CALLIS. The Revd Gillian Turner-Callis, Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands, now Deputy Diocesan Director of Ordinands, remaining Rector of West Hallam and Mapperley with Stanley (Derby).

ZIKMANE. The Revd Eliza Zikmane, Pastor of St Anne’s Lutheran Church, London, Dean of the Lutheran Church in Great Britain, Pastor of the United London Latvian Lutheran Church and of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad, to be Chaplain of St Saviour’s, Riga, Latvia (Europe).


DAVISON. The Revd Deborah Davison, Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of St George with St John the Evangelist, Newbury (Oxford), now Rector of Holy Trinity and St Barnabas, Paisley, and of the Good Shepherd, Hillington (Glasgow).


HALSTEAD. Andrew Halstead, Diocesan Secretary, to be also Hon. Lay Canon of Birmingham Cathedral (Birmingham).

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