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The Rt Revd Michael Humphrey Dickens Whinney

The Rt Revd Michael Humphrey Dickens Whinney

The Rt Revd Mark Santer writes: THE Rt Revd Michael Humphrey Dickens Whinney, who died on 3 February, aged 86, was a much-loved friend and pastor. He came from a professional back­ground; indeed, as a young man, he spent two years in ac­countancy. He treasured his ancestry as a great-great-grandson ...

Appointments

Appointments

ATKINSON. The Revd Simon At­­kinson, Hon. Assistant Curate of St Pancras Old Church, to be Hon. As­­sist­­ant Curate of St Matthias’s, Colin­­dale, remaining Head of St Ste­phen’s C of E Primary School, Westbourne Park (Lon­don). AUSTERBERRY. The Revd John Austerberry, Chaplain of University Hospita...

Resignations and retirements

Resignations and retirements

APPLEBY. The Revd Janet Appleby, Diocesan Ecumenical Officer (New­castle). BABER. The Revd Helen Baber, Assistant Curate of Stratton St Mar­garet with South Marston and Stan­ton Fitzwarren (Bristol): 25 April. BATESON. The Revd Tracey Bate­son Bishop’s Missioner in Ospringe Deanery, and Assistant Cu...

Deaths

Deaths

ANSELL. — On 11 February, the Revd Antony Michael Ansell: Hon. Assistant Curate of St Michael with St Philip, Chester Square (1986-88); Christ Church, Mayfair (1988-2002); aged 76. BOWEN. — On 10 February, the Revd Roger William Bowen: Church Missionary Society Missionary in Ruanda, Burundi (1975-84...

The Rt Revd John William Salt OGS

The Rt Revd John William Salt OGS

The Rt Revd Dominic Walker OGS writes:

BORN in 1941, John Salt, who died on 7 February, aged 75, was trained for the priesthood by the Society of the Sacred Mission at Kelham. In­­spired by the call to sacred mission and after serving his title, John offered himself to USPG and spent the next 41 years in active ministry overseas

Appointments

New archdeacon

THE next Archdeacon of Manchester, in that diocese, is to be the Revd Karen Lund, Team Vicar in the Turton Moorland Team Ministry, in that diocese, since 2014. Before her present appointment, she had held posts in Rochester and Chelmsford dioceses

Resignations and retirements

BIGMORE. The Revd Paul Bigmore, Vicar of Ynyshir (Llandaff): 31 March.

EVANS. The Revd Anthony Evans, Priest-in-Charge of Edwinstowe, of Clipstone, and of Perlethorpe: 1 August, remaining Canon Emeritus of Southwell Minster (Southwell & Nottingham)

Deaths

AMES. — On 4 February, the Revd Reginald John Ames: Curate-in-Charge of St Edmund’s Ecclesias­tical District, Northwood Hills, Pinner (1961-64); Vicar (1964-92); Hon. Assistant Curate of St John the Evangelist, Moffat (1992-2001); aged 89

Recollections

The Revd Denise Herbert writes:

YOUR obituary of the Very Revd Robert Jeffery (Gazette, 6 January), reminded me of his travelling the parish of St Andrew’s, Old Headington, on his bicycle. I was a parishioner and often baby-sat for the Jefferys, while I was a nurse and midwife in Oxford

Recollections

Canon John Rankin writes:

I WAS one of the Ven. Timothy Raphael’s first assistant curates at St John’s Wood, London, following his return from New Zealand (Obituary, 27 January). Tim opened the thinking of the Church to new ideas; he continued a traditional ministry but with contemporary understanding

Appointments

New archdeacon

THE next Archdeacon of Southend, in Chelmsford diocese, is to be the Revd Michael Lodge, Team Rector in the Rayleigh Team Ministry, in that diocese, since 2005, Hon. Canon of Chelmsford Cathedral since 2012, and Acting Archdeacon of Southend since 2016. He was also Rural Dean of Rochford from 2008 to 2015. Before his present appointments, he had held posts in Bristol and Gloucester dioceses

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