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Deaths

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06 August 2021

ABRAHAM. — On 29 July, the Revd David Alexander Abraham: Vicar of St Margaret’s, Ormesby, with Scratby and St Michael’s, Ormesby (1967-81); Rector of the Hilborough Group (1981-87); Priest-in-Charge of St Giles’s, Norwich (1987-96); Chaplain’s Assistant of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital (1987-91); Hon. Canon of Norwich Cathedral (1995-2000); Vicar of St Matthew’s, Thorpe Hamlet (1996-2000); Hon. Priest Vicar of Norwich Cathedral since 2014; aged 84.

CURTIS. — On 27 July, the Revd Geoffrey John Curtis: Assistant Curate of Bedhampton (1965-68); Producer in the Schools Broadcasting Department for the BBC London (1968-75); Guildford Diocesan Communications Adviser (1975-2000); Curate-in-Charge of Grayswood (1975-91); Director of Grayswood Studio (1984-2000); Hon. Canon of Guildford Cathedral (1987-2000); aged 86.

FERGUSON. — On 18 July, the Revd Richard Archie Ferguson: Domestic Chaplain to the Bishop of Durham (1968-69); Assistant Curate of St George’s, Jesmond (1969-71); Vicar of St Mark with Christ Church, Glodwick, Oldham (1971-77); Christ Church, Tynemouth (1977-82); Christ Church with Holy Trinity, Tynemouth (1982-87); Priest-in-Charge of St Augustine’s, Tynemouth (1982-87); Team Rector in the North Shields Team Ministry (1987-90); Upton cum Chalvey (1990-95); Vicar of Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle, Kirkheaton and Cambo (1995-2004); Area Dean of Morpeth (1995-2004); aged 81.

HAWKINS. — On 15 July, the Revd Roger Julian Hawkins: RAF Chaplain (1963-67); Rector of Mawgan-in-Pydar (1967-75); Rector of Lanteglos-by-Camelford with St Adwena (1975-78); Newmarket with Exning (1978-85); Priest-in-Charge of Coltishall with Great Hautbois (1985-87); Rector of Coltishall with Great Hautbois and Horstead (1987-90); Chaplain of Whiteley Village (1990-94); aged 89.

PRIOR. — On 22 June, the Revd David Clement Lyndon Prior: Assistant Curate of Wynberg, Cape Town (1972-75); Rector (1976-79); Canon of St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town (1976-79); Assistant Curate of St Aldate’s, Oxford (1979-82); St Aldate and St Matthew, Oxford (1982-84); in the United States (1984-85); Vicar of St Michael with St Philip, Chester Square, London (1985-95); Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, Mayfair (1985-95); St Boltoph without Aldersgate, London (1997-2000); aged 80.

QUINT. — On 10 July, the Revd Patricia Mary Quint: Assistant Curate of Bromham with Oakley and Stagsden (1996-2000); Vicar of Stotfold and Radwell (2000-14); aged 70.

REEDER. — On 23 July, the Revd Angela Lilian Reeder: OLM of Eastington, Frocester, Haresfield, Moreton Valence, Standish and Whitminster (1999-2004); aged 83.

ROBSON. — On 30 July, the Revd Ian Leonard Robson: Assistant Curate of Harpenden (1965-66); Assistant Curate of Harpenden, in charge of All Saints’ (1966-68); Vicar of Redbourn (1968-72); Ashford (1972-77); St Mary Abbots, Kensington (1977-97); Area Dean of Kensington (1994-97); Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral (1996-97); aged 89.

WOODGER. — The Revd John Page Woodger: Vicar of Balne with Pollington (1963-70); Chaplain of HM Borstal Institution Pollington (1962-70); Assistant Curate of Halesowen with Hasbury and Lapal (1970-74); Vicar of Cookley (1974-81); Team Vicar in the Droitwich Team Ministry (1981-85); Bedminster Team Ministry (1985-93); aged 90.

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