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Resignations and retirements

03 January 2020

Doncaster archdeacon

THE Archdeacon of Doncaster, in Sheffield diocese, since 2012, the Ven. Stephen Wilcockson, retired on 31 December. Archdeacon Wilcockson trained at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and was ordained priest in 1977. He served his title in Bradford diocese, before serving in Southwark, Chester, and Guildford dioceses. Before moving to Doncaster, he was the Parish Development Officer for Chester diocese.


BAKER. The Revd Laura Baker, Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, New Catton (Norwich): 21 February.

CHARLTON. The Revd David Charlton, NS Assistant Curate of Ingleby Barwick (York): 24 February.

COLEMAN. The Revd Mark Coleman, Rector of St Chad’s, St Mary’s, and St Edmund’s, Rochdale, and Borough Dean of Rochdale (Manchester): 23 February.

COOPER. The Revd Seth Cooper, Area Dean of Sandwich, remaining Rector of Walmer, and Hon. Canon of Canterbury Cathedral (Canterbury).

CRUDDAS. The Revd Mary Cruddas, Team Vicar in the Schorne Team Ministry (Oxford).

EVERETT. The Revd Anthony Everett, Area Dean of Reculver, remaining Vicar of Herne Bay (Canterbury).

GRACE. The Revd Captain David Grace CA, Chaplain of the Weston Area Health NHS Trust (Bath & Wells).

HARDING. The Revd Richard Harding, Team Vicar in the Ipsley Team Ministry (Worcester).

HARRIS. The Revd Rebecca Harris, Rural Dean of Taunton, remaining Rector of Creech St Michael and Ruishton with Thornfalcon (Bath & Wells).

HATCHETT. The Revd Ruth Hatchett, Team Vicar in the Wilford Peninsula Team Ministry (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich): 2 February.

HENSON. The Revd John Henson, Vicar of Beckingham, Walkeringham, Misterton, West Stockwith, Clayworth and Gringley-on-the-Hill (Southwell & Nottingham).

HODGETTS. The Revd Alan Hodgetts, Chaplain of HM Prison Woodhill, and Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford), now Canon Emeritus.

HOLMES. The Revd Dr Stephen Holmes, Rector of Padstow, St Merryn and St Issey with St Petroc Minor (Truro): 31 January.

MADDY. The Revd Kevin Maddy, Area Dean of Canterbury, remaining Priest-in-Charge of Hackington, and Chaplain of the Archbishop’s School, Canterbury (Canterbury).

MASON. The Revd Dawn Mason, Vicar of the Fen Orchards Benefice (Ely): 16 February.

McCORMACK. The Revd Kevan McCormack, Rector of St Mary the Virgin, Woodbridge, Hon. Canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich), and Chaplain to the Queen: 13 February.

POLLINGTON. The Revd Ann Pollington, Area Dean of Weald, remaining Vicar of Cranbrook (Canterbury).

STEAD. The Revd Philip Stead, Priest-in-Charge of St Lawrence’s, Mansfield (Southwell & Nottingham), remaining Priest-in-Charge of St Alban’s, Forest Town, and of Oak Tree Lane, Mansfield.

STEPHENS. The Revd Anthony Stephens, Rector of the Callington Cluster, Chaplain of Duchy College, and Hon. Canon of Truro Cathedral (Truro): 31 January.

THOMAS. The Revd Paul Thomas, Chaplain of Wellington College (Oxford), remaining Vicar of St James’s, Paddington, and Area Dean of Westminster Paddington (London).

WATTS. The Revd William Watts Vicar of Basildon with Aldworth and Ashampstead (Oxford).

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