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15 March 2024

York archdeacon

THE Revd Samantha Taylor, Vicar of Eastfield since 2017, and Area Dean of Scarborough since 2020, is to be Acting Archdeacon of East Riding, in York diocese, from 4 May to 3 August, while the Ven. Andrew Broom is on study leave.


BARKER. The Revd Adele Barker, Interim Priest-in-Charge of the White Peak Group and of Youlgreave, Middleton, Stanton-in-Peak and Birchover, to be Chaplain to the Bishop of Derby (Derby).

BECKHELLING. The Revd Belinda Beckhelling, NS Assistant Curate of Rochester Cathedral, to be Rector of Keston, and Chaplain of the French Hospital (La Providence) (Rochester).

DAVIDSON. The Revd Lynn Davidson, Rector of Ramsey and the North East (Sodor & Man), now Team Rector in the Walton-on-the-Hill Team Ministry, and Priest-in-Charge of St Luke’s, Walton on the Hill (Liverpool).

DORAN. The Revd Clive Doran, Team Rector in the Parr Team Ministry, now Assistant Curate in the Wigan Team Ministry (Liverpool).

ELLIOTT. The Revd Simon Elliott, Priest-in-Charge of Hutton Cranswick with Skerne, Watton and Beswick, and of Nafferton with Wansford (York), to be Chaplain of HM Prison Hull.

FARR. The Revd Nicola Farr, Assistant Curate of Launceston and of the Moorland and Egloskerry Benefice, now Rector and Pioneer Priest of the Camel-Allen Benefice (Truro).

HINDLEY. The Revd Michael Hindley, Team Vicar in the Fazakerley Team Ministry, now Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Mary’s, Wavertree (Liverpool).

JONES. The Revd Sandra Jones, Assistant Curate in the Wigan Team Ministry (Liverpool), now Team Vicar.

KELLY. The Revd Neil Kelly, Priest-in-Charge in the Borderlands Mission Area (St Asaph), now Team Vicar in the Wareham Team Ministry (Salisbury).

MARSH. The Revd Sandra Marsh, Rector of Calehill with Westwell, now also joint Area Dean of Ashford (Canterbury).

STEWART. The Revd James Stewart, Rector of St Andrew’s, and the Good Shepherd, Thorpe, Hon. Priest-Vicar of Norwich Cathedral, and Chaplain of Thorpe St Andrew High School, now also Chaplain to the Mothers’ Union (Norwich).

THACKER. The Revd Ian Thacker, formerly Chaplain of HM Prison Huntercombe, now Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Farleigh, Candover and Wield (Winchester).

THOMAS. The Revd Natasha Thomas, Team Vicar (Mission) in the Keighley Team Ministry, to be Interim Priest-in-Charge of St Peter’s, Shipley (Leeds).

TULK. The Revd Giles Tulk, Team Rector in the Wilford Peninsula Team Ministry, and Rural Dean of Woodbridge (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich), to be Priest-in-Charge of Onny Camlad (Wentnor, Ratlinghope, Myndtown, Norbury, More, Lydham and Snead) (Hereford).

WALKER. The Revd Jocelyn Walker, Chaplain of Pilsdon at Malling Community, to be Priest-in-Charge of Fawkham and Hartley and Longfield (Rochester).

WHITE. The Revd Philippa White, Assistant Curate of Kinnerley with Melverley, Knockin with Maesbrook and Maesbury, to be Assistant Curate of Fauls, Tilstock and Whitchurch (Lichfield).

WILLIAMS. The Revd Dr Benjamin Williams, Vicar of St Peter and St Mary Magdalene, Barnstaple, now also Canon Theologian of Exeter Cathedral (Exeter).


LERVY. The Revd Hugh Lervy, Priest and Ministry Area Leader in the Afon Tawe Ministry Area, now Priest in the Mumbles Ministry Area (Swansea & Brecon).

SIMPSON. The Revd David Simpson, Rector of the Knowlton Circle Benefice (Salisbury), now Priest in the West Radnor Ministry Area (Swansea & Brecon).

WHITTICK. The Revd Dr Emma Whittick, Chaplain of the University of Wales Trinity St David, Lampeter, now Bishop’s Chaplain and Minor Canon of Brecon Cathedral (Swansea & Brecon).


BRADLEY. The Revd Peter Bradley, formerly Dean of Sheffield (Sheffield), now Priest-in-Charge of St Bride’s, Glasgow (Glasgow & Galloway).


CAROLAN-EVANS. The Revd Stewart Carolan-Evans, formerly NS Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Bewsborough (Canterbury), now Rector of St John’s (Niagara, Church of Canada).

TRIMBY. The Revd Kathryn Trimby, Rector of Llanyblodwel, Llanymynech, Morton and Trefonen (Lichfield), to be Priest of Mt Vincent, Kurri Kurri and Weston (Newcastle, Anglican Church of Australia).

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