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20 October 2023

ABRAM. — On 28 September, the Revd Paul Robert Carrington Abram: Assistant Curate of Redcar (1962-65); Chaplain to the Forces (1965-89); Missions to Seamen Chaplain (1989-2000); Mission to Seafarers Chaplain since 2000; Vicar of Holy Trinity, Salcombe (1989-96); Chaplain of St Peter-ad-Vincula at HM Tower of London and Deputy Priest-in-Ordinary (1996-2006); Chaplain to the Queen (1996-2006); aged 87.

BEESON. — On 17 October, the Very Revd Trevor Randall Beeson: Curate-in-Charge of St Chad’s Conventional District, Roseworth, Stockton-on-Tees (1956-59); Minister (1959-60); Perpetual Curate (1960-65); General Secretary of Parish and People (1964-67); Editor of New Christian and Managing Director of Prism Publications (1965-70); Assistant Curate of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster (1965-71); Hon. Chaplain of St Bride’s, Fleet Street, London (1967-84); Vicar of Ware (1971-76); Canon of Westminster (1976-87); Treasurer (1978-82); Rector of St Margaret’s, Westminster (1981-87); Chaplain to the Speaker of the Commons (1982-87); Dean of Winchester (1987-96); aged 97.

BRYER. — In October, the Ven. Paul Donald Bryer: Team Vicar in the Camberley Team Ministry (1994-99); Vicar of St Mary’s, Camberley (1999-2001); St Paul’s, Dorking (2001-14); Rural Dean of Dorking (2009-2014); Hon. Canon of Guildford Cathedral (2014-19); Archdeacon of Dorking (2014-19); Archdeacon of Cornwall since 2019; aged 65.

HARTLEY. — In August, the Revd Peter Mellodew Hartley: NSM of Christ the King, Salfords (1983-97); Chaplain of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (1997-2002); aged 82.

NENER. — On 28 September, the Revd Dr Thomas Paul Edgar Nener: Vicar of St James’s, Haydock (1983-95); St John the Baptist, West Derby (1995-2010); Hon. Canon of Liverpool Cathedral (1995-2010); aged 81.

STOTHERS. — On 13 October, the Revd Neil Stothers: Assistant Curate of Emmanuel Church, Southport (2013-17); Priest-in-Charge of the South Croxton Group since 2017, and of the Burrough Hill Parishes since 2018; aged 63.

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