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The Rt Revd John Garton, Canon Gwynn ap Gwilym, and the Rt Revd Maqbul Caleb


New dean THE next Dean and Rector of Dromore, in Down & Dromore diocese, is to be the Revd Geoffrey Wilson, Rector of Christ the Redeemer with St Andrew, Lurgan, in that diocese.   New archdeacon THE next Archdeacon of Lim­erick, Ardfert, and Killaloe, in Limerick, Ardfert, Aghadoe, Killalo...

Resignations and retirements

BRYANT. The Revd Andrew Bryant, Priest-in-Charge of St Mary in the Marsh, Norwich: 1 Septem­ber, remaining Residentiary Canon of Norwich Cathedral (Norwich). BURROW. The Revd Margaret Bur­row, Canon of St German’s Cathed­ral, Peel: 20 September, be­coming Canon Emeritus, and remaining Bishop&r...


BARNES. — On 7 August, the Revd John Barwick Barnes: Vicar of Arkes­den with Wicken Bonhunt (1965-71); St Mary the Virgin, Great Ilford (1971-99); Hon. Canon of Chelmsford (1995-99); aged 84.

BAXTER. — On 21 August, the

The Revd John Bower Wilcox

Rob Nightingale and others write: THE Revd John Bower Wilcox, who died on 15 July, aged 87, was born in Northampton, the elder of two sons of devout Christian parents. After education at Northampton Grammar School and the Technical College, he became an apprentice with W. H. Allen, an engineering fi...

Canon Gwynn ap Gwilym

The Archbishop of Wales writes: THE Church in Wales was ex­­tremely fortunate to have Canon Gwynn ap Gwilym, who died on 31 July, aged 66, as its Bishops’ Adviser for the Welsh Language, a post he had held since 2002, initially with a part-time parochial appointment as well. He later combined ...


ALLS. The Revd Anna Alls, Assistant Curate of Brinsley with Underwood, and of Eastwood, to be Growing Disciples Priest of Ollerton with Boughton, of Kneesall with Laxton and Wellow, of Walesby, of Egmanton, of Kirton, of Bilsthorpe, and of Eakring (Southwell & Not­ting­­ham). ARMSTRONG. The Revd...

Resignations and retirements

BAKER. The Revd Dr Jenifer Baker, OLM of St John the Baptist, Ruyton-XI-Towns with Great and Little Ness (Lichfield): 31 October. BARTON. The Revd Dale Barton, Priest-in-Charge of St Augustine’s, Undercliffe, Bradford, and of St Clement’s, Bradford (Leeds). BEAL. The Revd David Beal, Rur...


BAIN. — On 11 August, the Revd David Roualeyn Findlater (Roly) Bain


THE Revd Terry Steele seeks, for the development of a website re­­cord­ing the missionary college of Burgh-le-Marsh (established in 1878, closed in 1936, and demol­ished in 1966), memorabilia of the college or interesting facts about it. He can be contacted by email to:, or ...

The Rt Revd John Henry Garton

The Rt Revd Michael Langrish writes: FOR eight years, the Rt Revd John Garton, who died on 21 July, aged 74, was a much loved and greatly respected Suffragan Bishop of Plymouth. To be Bishop of Plymouth is no easy task. The city of Plymouth has an ambivalent relationship with both the county and the...

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