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03 January 2020

BOWLBY. — On 21 December, the Rt Revd Ronald Oliver Bowlby: Curate-in-Charge of St Aidan’s, Billingham (1957-59); Minister (1956-60); Perpetual Curate (1960-66); Vicar of Croydon (1966-73); Hon. Canon of Canterbury Cathedral (1970-73); Bishop of Newcastle (1973-80); Southwark (1980-91); Hon. Assistant Bishop in Lichfield diocese (1991-2010); aged 93.

BUCKLEY. — On 17 December, the Revd Michael Buckley: Team Vicar in the Maghull Team Ministry (1982-88); Vicar of Earlestown (1988-98); Great Sankey (1998-2014); Team Rector in the Warrington West Team Ministry (2014); aged 70.

ELLERY. — On 9 December, the Revd Arthur James Gabriel Ellery: Vicar of Tanfield (1962-70); Chaplain of St Olave’s School, York (1970-78); Vicar of Great Ayton with Easby and Newton-in-Cleveland (1978-81); Chaplain of Bancroft’s School, Woodford Green (1981-86); Vicar of Chipperfield (1986-93); aged 91.

EVANS. — On 14 December, the Revd Stanley Munro Evans: Vicar of Bredgar (1963-71); Priest-in-Charge of Bicknor (1967-71); Huckinge (1969-71); Vicar of Bredgar with Bicknor and Huckinge (1971-72); St Saviour’s, Westgate-on-Sea (1972-2001); aged 89.

GREEN. — On 18 December, the Revd Dorothy Mary Green: Deaconess of All Saints’, Ryde (1983-91); Assistant Curate (1987-91); Hon. Assistant Curate in the Hempnall Team Ministry (1991-96); aged 83.

INDER. — On 19 December, the Revd Patrick John Inder: Vicar of St Mellitus’s, Hanwell (1961-76); Rector of Rawmarsh with Parkgate (1976-81); Hon. Assistant Curate of St Matthew’s, Carver Street, Sheffield (1982-88); aged 89.

KIDD. – On 13 December, the Revd Maurice Edward Kidd: Chaplain of Pastures Hospice, Mickleover, Derby (1961-69); Guild of Health, London (1969-72); Rector of St George’s, Hanworth (1972-82); Chartham (1982-91); aged 93.

ROBINSON. — On 24 November, the Revd Roy David Robinson: Assistant Curate of Haslemere, in charge of St Christopher’s (1965-70); Rector of Headley (1970-71); Headley with Box Hill (1971-85), Vicar of Hinchley Wood (1985-2000); aged 84.

THOMAS. — On 14 December, the Revd John Roger Thomas: Priest-in-Charge of the Crymych Group (2006-07); Vicar (2007-11); Vicar of Llansadwrn with Llanwrda and Manordeilo (2011-18); aged 71.

WOOD. — On 15 December, the Revd Brian Frederick Wood: Vicar of Carlinghow Batley (1963-73); Drighlington (1973-94); Rural Dean of Birstall (1983-92); Hon. Canon of Wakefield Cathedral (1989-94); aged 88.

Correction. The Revd Ian David Mountford was aged 54 not 74 (Deaths 20/27 December 2019). We apologise for the error.

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