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Canon Ian Tomlinson

Bruce Parker and others write:

CANON Ian James Tomlinson, who died, on 31 October, aged 66, had been the Rector of the Ragged Appleshaw Benefice in the diocese of Winchester since 1979. Being the incumbent of the same parish for 37 years is, today,

The Revd Andrew Desmond Wakefield

Terry Drummond writes:

THE death of the Revd Andrew Wakefield, on 26 October, aged 60, after a heart attack, was a shock to his many friends. A priest whose ministry was rooted in south London and the diocese of Southwark, he had been Vicar of St

The Ven. Thomas Hughie Jones

The Very Revd Dr Derek Hole writes:THE Ven. Hughie Jones, who died on 25 September, aged 89, was born in Manchester of Welsh parents, and was educated there at William Hulme’s Grammar School. On leaving school, he went back to his roots and enrolled at the University of Wales. Here, he obtained his ...


Canon Peter Sedgwick writes: I WAS grateful to the Rt Revd Tim Stevens for his obituary of the Revd John Lee (Gazette, 21 October) and to Canon Angela Tilby for her tribute, also (Comment, 14 October). John Lee arrived in Westminster in 1998 as Clergy Appointments Adviser. I was in post in the Board...

The Revd John Lee

The Rt Revd Tim Stevens writes: THE Revd John Lee, who died on 27 September, aged 68, was born Michael Murphy, the son of Bridget Murphy, in the west of Ireland. He was subsequently adopted, and brought up in Orpington in a conservative Evangelical family. This lay at the root of his own search for ...

Rose Taylor

Rose Taylor

Zoë Bunter writes:

ROSE TAYLOR, who died on 3 October, aged 62, after a short illness, spent her last years working with the Leprosy Mission England and Wales in Peterborough.

She was born in Mumbai and came to the UK in 1972. Her first job in

Professor Walter Hollenweger

Professor Walter Hollenweger

Canon Dan O’Connor writes:

WHEN the young pastor Walter Hollenweger, who died on 10 August, aged 89, saw the need to bring academic insights into the theology of the Swiss Pentecostal Mission, the older members prayed that he would fail his


Canon John Rankin writes:

Some years ago during a sabbatical break I visited Bishop David Jenkins (Obituary, 9


Canon Brian Stevenson writes:

FURTHER to Canon Newell’s obituary of Roly Bain (Gazette, 16 September), I would add his rapport

Canon David Charles St Vincent Welander

The Revd Tony Wilcox writes: CANON David Welander, who died on 12 August, aged 91, was an educator, pastor, ecumenist, evan­gelist, and historian. After six years as a college tutor and 21 years in parish life, he was appointed in 1975 Canon Residentiary of Glou­cester. Given the care of the cathedr...

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