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Recollections

Recollections

EVERYONE has a story to tell about the Revd Henry Evans; this is ours

Appointments

Appointments

BADEJO. The Revd Adetola Badejo to be Chaplain of the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (London). BATTERSHELL. The Revd Rachel Battershell, Team Vicar in the Ashton-under-Lyne Team Ministry, to be Vicar of Dearnley, Wardle and Smallbridge (Manchester). BOULT. The Revd Geoffrey Boult, Priest-in-Charge o...

Resignations and retirements

Resignations and retirements

ARKELL. The Revd Kevin Arkell, Vicar of St John’s, Newport: 2 April, remaining Vicar of St Thomas’s, Newport (Portsmouth). BATEMAN. The Revd Nest Bate­man, Hon. Assistant Curate (As­­sociate Minister) of Lichfield Ca­­thedral (Lichfield): 30 April. BISHOP. The Revd Michael Bishop, Rector of Boylesto...

Deaths

Deaths

BUCKLEY. — On 1 March, the Revd Dr Richard John Buckley: Team Vicar of St John’s, Brans­holme, in the Sutton-in-Holderness Team Ministry (1971-75); Vicar of Handsworth Woodhouse, Sheffield (1975-85); Rector of Adwick-le-Street (1985-91); Vicar of Went­worth (1991-97); South Yorkshire Area Co-ordinat...

The Revd Richard Peter Holdron Buck

The Revd Richard Peter Holdron Buck

THE Revd Richard Buck, who died on 26 January after a long illness, aged 79, was a priest who had a remarkable ministry, mostly on a one-to-one basis with many people of varying Christian back­grounds and none

Appointments

Appointments

New deanTHE next Dean of St Columb’s Cathedral, Derry, in Derry & Raphoe diocese, is to be the Revd Raymond Stewart, Canon of the Cathedral since 1999, Prebendary since 2005, and Rector of Tamlaght O’Crilly Upper with Lower, in the diocese, since 2003.   Dean steps downTHE Very Revd John Mann, D...

Resignations and retirements

Resignations and retirements

Bishop to retireTHE Rt Revd Dr Nigel Peyton, Bishop of Brechin since 2011, and Bishop of the Mission to Seafarers in Scotland since 2013, is to retire on 31 July. Before his consecra­tion, he had been Archdeacon of Newark, in Southwell, later South­well & Nottingham, diocese since 1999, and had ...

Deaths

Deaths

FLOWERS. — On 14 February, the Revd John Henry Flowers: Vicar of Nantymoel with Wyndham (1972-76); Chaplain of HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs (1976-78); Winson Green (1978-81); Albany (1981-93); aged 83. FORSYTHE. — On 27 December, the Revd John Leslie Forsythe: Rector of Mossley (1971-80); Vicar of All ...

The Rt Revd Dr Samuel Greenfield Poyntz

The Rt Revd Dr Samuel Greenfield Poyntz

Canon Adrian Empey writes:

THE Rt Revd Dr Samuel Green­field Poyntz, who died on 18 Feb­ruary, aged 90, was educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, and Trinity College, Dublin, where he studied philosophy and oriental languages, achieving successively his BA (1948), BD (1953), and Ph.D. (1960). He was awarded an hon­orary D.Litt. (1995) by the Uni­versity of Ulster in recognition of his contribution to the Province as Bishop of Connor (1987-95).

The Revd David Charles Frederick Tudor

The Revd David Charles Frederick Tudor

Canon John Sykes writes:

THE Revd David Charles Frederick Tudor, who died on 16 October, aged 74, was one of those remark­able priests who were gifted in more than one dis­cipline. He trained as an electrical engineer, and worked for the Col­ogne tramways for several years as an inspector and tester of trams, wearing a marvellous uni­form, which exuded authority

Canon Henry Thomas Platt Evans

Canon Henry Thomas Platt Evans

The Very Revd Derek Hole writes:

BORN in Brynmenyn, a village near Bridgend, Henry Evans, who died on 28 January 2017, aged 88, was proud of his Welsh ancestry, and a Welsh rugby fan. His parents were keen Presbyterians, and Henry and his sister, Ruth, were nurtured in the Christian faith. Two of their uncles were Presbyterian ministers, and two were Anglican clerics

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