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Christopher Tambling

Christopher Tambling

Christopher Tambling, who died on 3 October 2015, aged 51, and had enjoyed an international reputation, was one of English sacred music’s most popular and productive composers

Appointments

New Acting Archdeacons THE Revd Nicholas Cornell, Vicar of Nutley, and Rector of Maresfield, in Chichester diocese, since 2012, and the Revd Edward Bryant, formerly Team Rector in the Bexhill Team Ministry, Rural Dean of Battle and Bexhill, and Hon. Canon of Chichester Cathedral, are to be joint Act...

Resignations and retirements

Dean resigns THE Very Revd Dr John Marsden, Dean of St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare, and Rector of Kildare with Kilmeague and Curragh Garrison, in Meath & Kildare diocese, since 2006, and of Newbridge with Carnalway and Kilcullen, in that diocese, since 1997, will resign with effect from 13 April...

Deaths

DOUBTFIRE. — On 7 February, the Revd Samuel Doubtfire: Vicar of Ripponden with Rishworth (1968-76); Vicar of St Kentigern’s, Crosthwaite, Keswick (1976-81); St Matthew’s, Barrow-in-Furness (1981-87); Rector of North Reddish (1987-92); aged 83. HOUGHTON. — On 17 January, the R...

Professor Anthony Mellows

Professor Anthony Mellows

Peter Parker writes: PROFESSOR Anthony Mellows, who died on 10 January, aged 79, in hospital after a heart operation, gave generously of his skills and time in support of church and other charitable activities. He was educated at King’s College, London, where he took degrees in law, philosophy...

Appointments

AUDIBERT. The Revd Janice Audibert, Team Vicar in the North Poole Ecumenical Team Ministry (Salisbury), now Priest-in-Charge. BARNFATHER. The Revd Thomas Barnfather, formerly Priest-in-Charge of Lanzarote (Europe), to be house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Holy Trinity, Ilkeston, a...

Resignations and retirements

ATLING. The Revd Brian Atling, Rector of Hartford and Houghton with Wyton: 1 March, remaining Rural Dean of Huntingdon, and Hon. Canon of Ely Cathedral (Ely). BALDOCK. The Revd Reginald Baldock, Priest-in-Charge of St John with St Michael and All Angels, Bournemouth (Winchester): 1 July. BALFOUR. Th...

Deaths

BEVINGTON. — On 31 January, the Revd Colin Reginald Bevington: Rector of Benwell with Sternfield (1968-74); Vicar of Selly Hill (1974-81); Priest-in-Charge of St Wulstan’s, Selly Oak (1980-81); Vicar of St Stephen and St Wulstan, Selly Park (1981-88); St Edmundsbury Diocesan Adviser on Mission (1988...

Personal

Julia Wilson, on behalf of St Mary’s, Barton on Humber, fund-raising for Operation Christmas Child, seeks volunteers to help knit and crochet 15,534 teddy bear glove-puppets, according to set patterns, to reach her by 18 September, when they will be displayed in the church ready for a teddy b...

Canon Eric Francis Giles

Canon Eric Francis Giles

A correspondent writes: CANON Eric Giles, who was born on Christmas Eve 1934, and died on Christmas Day 2015, spent nearly 50 years serving communities in the south-west of England. Eric was a man of the people: he left school with few qualifications, and worked as an office clerk for nearly ten yea...

Appointments

New Provincial Secretary   THE next Provincial Secretary of the Church in Wales is to be Simon Lloyd, Diocesan Secretary of Coventry since 2006, and Hon. Lay Canon of Coventry Cathedral since 2011.     ARMSTRONG. The Revd John Armstrong, Priest-in-Charge of Southam and of Ufton, to be Asistant Curat...

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