Appointments: Church appointments

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The following appointments have been announced by the Church of England:

The Rev Michael Bootes, Assistant Priest, St Giles with St Mary, Pontefract (Wakefield): to be also Publications Adviser for the Wakefield diocese.

The Rev Elwin Cockett, Curate, Chadwell Heath, St Chad: to be Curate-in-Charge, Harold Hill, St Paul (Chelmsford).

The Rev Paul Dowling, Curate, St John's, Redhill (Southwark): to be Vicar, St John the Baptist, Wakefield (Wakefield).

The Rev Walter Goundry, Vicar, St Bartholomew, Long Benton: to be also an Honorary Canon of Newcastle Cathedral (Newcastle).

The Rev Martin Harrison, Assistant Curate, Heworth Team Ministry: to be Priest-in-charge, Skelton with Shipton and Newton-on-Ouse (York).

The Rev Thomas Jamieson, Priest-in-charge, united benefice of Ryton with Hedgefield: to be also Rural Dean of Gateshead West (Durham).

The Rev Alistair Kaye, Assistant Curate, St John, Great Horton (Bradford): to be Assistant Curate, Rushden St Mary and St Peter with Newton Bromswold (Peterborough).

The Rev Robert Lawrance, Lecturer, St Peter, Bolton-Le-Moors: to be Vicar, St John with St Mark, Bury (Manchester).

The Rev Richard LeRossignol, permission to officiate East Charing: to be Honorary Assistant Curate, Brabourne with Smeeth (Canterbury).

The Rev Sheila McLachlan: to be Parish Deacon-in-charge, Kingsnorth and Shadoxhurst (Canterbury).

The Rev Michael Pennington, Vicar, St John, Percy Main: to be Priest-in-charge, Cambois, and Chaplain to Wansbeck and Ashington Hospitals (Newcastle).

The Rev Michael Rogers, Vicar, Ryhill St James; to be Vicar, St Mary the Virgin, South Elmsall


The Rev Martin Smith, Rector, Colkirk with Oxwick, Whissonsett, Horningtoft and Brisely: to be also Priest-in-charge, Great with Little Ryburgh, Gateley and Testerton (Norwich).

The Rev Simon Tyndall, Curate, St John the Baptist and St Andrew's, Yeovil (Bath and Wells): to be Vicar, St John the Divine, Rastrick (Wakefield).

The Rev Peter Walker, Vicar, Colchester, Old Heath, St Barnabas: to be Priest-in-charge, Colchester, St James (Chelmsford).


Canon Norman Baldock, incumbent, Margate St John (Canterbury): to retire as from June 1994.

The Rev John Ives, Team Vicar, Great Ilford, St Clement (Chelmsford): to resign as from 22


The Rev Michael McCreadie, Vicar, St John the Evangelist, Carlinghow, Batley (Wakefield): to resign as from 27 February.

The Rev Peter Wood, Vicar, Ricall (York): to take early retirement at, or shortly after Easter 1994.

The Rev James Woodhouse, Vicar, East Coatham (York): to retire as from 9 April.