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12 March 2021

BACKHOUSE. The Revd Edward Backhouse, Assistant Curate of Aston on Trent, Elvaston, Weston on Trent and Shardlow, Barrow upon Trent with Twyford and Swarkestone (Derby), to be Priest-in-Charge of Tile Hill (Coventry).

BANNISTER-PARKER. The Revd Charlotte Bannister-Parker, NS Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of St Mary the Virgin with St Cross and St Peter in the East, Oxford, now Chaplain of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

BERRY. The Revd David Berry, Vicar of Bentley, now also Area Dean of Adwick-Le-Street (Sheffield).

BETSON. The Revd Christopher Betson, formerly Vicar of Tickhill with Stainton (Sheffield), now NS Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) in the St John the Baptist and Holy Innocents’ Team Ministry, Kidderminster (Worcester).

CLAYTON. The Revd Dr Michael Clayton, NS Assistant Curate of St Cuthbert’s, Fulwood, to be NS Assistant Curate of Lea (Blackburn).

COOK. The Revd Simon Cook, Vicar of the Kirklees Valley Benefice, Area Dean of Bury, and Assistant Archdeacon of Bolton, to be Area Dean of Bolton (Manchester).

COSS. The Revd Oliver Coss, Rector of All Saints with St Katharine and St Peter’s, Northampton, to be also Assistant Rural Dean of Greater Northampton (Peterborough).

ELSOM. The Revd Neil Elsom, Assistant Curate of Greasbrough (Sheffield), now also Chaplain of the Beeches and of Swallow Wood, Rotherham, Methodist Homes.

FENSOME. The Revd Grant Fensome, Assistant Curate of Broxbourne with Wormley (St Albans), now Vicar of Basildon with Aldworth and Ashampstead (Oxford).

FRANCE-WILLIAMS. The Revd Azariah France-Williams, Assistant Curate of Hulme (Manchester), to be Rector.

JONES. The Revd Julie Jones, Chaplain of Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust, now Chaplain of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (Portsmouth).

LEGGETT. The Revd Nicholas Leggett, Rector of the Chenderit Benefice, now also Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of Culworth with Sulgrave and Thorpe Mandeville and Chipping Warden with Edgcote and Moreton Pinkney, with special responsibility for Sulgrave and Thorpe Mandeville (Peterborough).

LEVINSOHN. The Revd Matthew Levinsohn, Assistant Curate of St Francis’s, Salisbury, and St Lawrence’s, Stratford sub Castle (Salisbury), to be Priest-in-Charge of Preston on Tees and Long Newton (Durham).

LINTERN. The Revd John Lintern, Vicar of Pelton and West Pelton, now also Area Dean of Chester Le Street and Houghton (Durham).

LUSTY. The Revd Tom Lusty, Vicar of Bramhope, to be Vicar of the Upper Wharfedale and Littondale Benefice (Leeds).

MANN. The Revd Dr Rachel Mann, Rector of Burnage, Assistant Curate of Ladybarn, and Area Dean of Withington, to be Area Dean of Bury and Rossendale, remaining Hon. Canon of Manchester Cathedral (Manchester).

MAW. The Revd Jacqueline Maw, Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Holy Trinity, Aldershot (Guildford), to be Team Rector in the West Wight Team Ministry (Portsmouth).

MEIKLE. The Revd Ross Meikle, Assistant Curate in the Witney Team Ministry, now Vicar of St Luke’s and St Bartholomew’s, Reading (Oxford).

MENON. The Revd Suresh Menon, Priest-in-Charge of Frimley Green and Mytchett (Guildford), to be Vicar.

MORRIS. The Revd Jane Morris, Priest-in-Charge of Little Drayton, to be also Priest-in-Charge of Woore and Norton in Hales (Lichfield).

NEAL. The Revd James Neal, Assistant Curate of St Werburgh’s, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy (Manchester), to be Rector.

NOTHHELFER-BATTEN. The Revd Sibylle Nothhelfer-Batten, NS Assistant Curate of Sheffield Manor (Sheffield), now also Chaplain of Southcroft, Methodist Homes (MHA), and MHA Area Support Chaplain in Sheffield, Stockport and Manchester.

PATERSON. The Revd Susan Paterson, Rector of Whippingham with East Cowes, to be also Associate Area Dean of the Isle of Wight (Portsmouth).

PEARSON. The Revd Colin Pearson, Priest-in-Charge of Chapel-En-Le-Frith, and Area Dean of Peak (Derby), to be Area Dean of Salford and Leigh (Manchester).

PERCIVAL. The Revd James Percival, Chaplain of Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust, to be also Interim Priest of Ryde and Swanmore (Portsmouth).

RAMBLE. The Revd Daniel Ramble, Vicar of Hill (Birmingham), to be Area Dean of Oldham and Ashton (Manchester).

SAMPLE. The Revd Fiona Sample, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Bolam with Whalton and Hartburn with Meldon and Netherwitton (Newcastle), now Interim Minister.

SCANLAN. The Revd Helen Scanlan, Team Vicar in the Heatons Team Ministry, Area Dean of Heaton, and Assistant Archdeacon of Manchester, to be Area Dean of Manchester North and East (Manchester).

SMEETON. The Revd Karen Smeeton, Vicar of Spotland and Oakenrod, Area Dean of Rochdale, and Assistant Archdeacon of Rochdale, to be Area Dean of Rochdale, remaining Hon. Canon of Manchester Cathedral (Manchester).

SPENCE. The Revd James Spence, Assistant Curate of Rusholme, to be Assistant Curate of Christ Church, Davyhulme and Urmston, with special responsibility for Christ Church, Davyhulme (Manchester).

WRAY-WEAR. The Revd Lucinda Wray-Wear, NS Assistant Curate of Little Drayton, to be also NS Assistant Curate of Woore and Norton in Hales (Lichfield).


KING. The Revd Zoë King, Priest-in-Charge of Tongwynlais and Diocesan Officer for Initial Ministerial Education, to be Leader of Barry Ministry Area (Llandaff).


HACKNEY. Catherine Hackney, solicitor, now Deputy Diocesan Registrar (Derby).

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