BLACKALL. — On 18 April, the Revd Robin Jeremy McRae Blackall: Rector of Stanstead with Shimplingthorne and Alpheton (1972-76); Bradwell-juxta-Mare (1976-79); St Lawrence’s, Lawrence (1976-79); Warden of Bede House, Staplehurst (1980-81); Chaplain of HM Detention Centre Blantyre House, Tonbridge (1981-82); Rector of Edith Weston with North Luffenham and Lyndon with Manton (1986-94); Ely Diocesan Rural Mission Officer (1995-2001); Priest-in-Charge of Upwell (1995-99); Outwell (1995-99); Barton Bendish with Beachamwell and Shingham (1999-2001); Wereham (1999-2001); Boughton (1999-2001); aged 85.
CONGDON. — On 23 April, the Revd John Hameson Congdon: Curate-in-Charge of St Mark’s, Conventional District, Woodthorpe, Nottingham (1959-63); Vicar (1963-69); St Mary’s, Spring Grove, Osterley, Isleworth (1969-84); St John the Evangelist, Woodley (1984-89); Chaplain of West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth (1989-95); aged 90.
ELKINS. — On 20 April, the Revd Alan Bernard Elkins: Priest-in-Charge of Codford with Upton Lovell and Stockton (1977-79); Boyton with Sherrington (1977-79); Rector of Bishopstrow and Boreham (1979-92); Corfe Mullen (1992-2003); Vicar of St John’s, West Byfleet (2003-08); Priest-in-Charge (2008-14); Bishop of Guildford’s Adviser for Spirituality (2008-14); Rural Dean of Burnham and Walsingham (2015-20); aged 74.
GRIEVES. — On 9 April, the Revd Anthony Michael Grieves: NS Assistant Curate of St Mary’s, Shephall, Stevenage (1984-86); St Mary’s, Shephall, Stevenage, with Aston (1986-95); aged 73.
LANGFORD. — On 6 April, the Revd Carol Mary Langford: Chaplain of Talbot Heath School, Bournemouth (2009-12); Priest-in-Charge of Lilliput (2010-14); Vicar (2014-17); Rector of Wool and East Stoke (2017-19); Vicar of the West Purbeck Benefice since 2019; aged 60.
LLOYD. — On 12 April, the Revd Elizabeth Jane Lloyd: Deaconess of St Nicholas with St John, Newport, Lincoln (1980-81); Chaplain of Poole General Hospital (1985-94); Hon. Parish Deacon of Lytchett Matravers (1987-92); Chaplain of Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (1994-2020); President of the College of Health Care Chaplaincy (2002-04); Canon and Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral (2003-21); Chaplain of University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust since 2020; aged 68.
WADSWORTH. — On 2 April, the Revd Dr Michael Wadsworth: Lecturer to the University of Sussex (1973-78); Hon. Assistant Curate of St John the Baptist, Hove (1975-78); Fellow and Chaplain of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (1978-81); Director of Theological Studies (1979-81); Chaplain to the Combined Forces (TAVR) since 1980; Assistant Curate of Ditton, in charge of St Thomas’s (1981); Team Vicar in the Ditton Team Ministry (1982-84); Liverpool Diocesan Lay Training Officer (1983-89); Vicar of St Margaret’s, Orford (1984-89); St Peter’s, Wilburton (1989-98); Holy Trinity, Haddenham (1989-98); Rural Dean of Ely (1984-98); Hon. Canon of Ely Cathedral (1996-2001); Priest-in-Charge of Great Shelford (1998-2001); aged 77.