Appointments: Church appointments

The Right Rev Christopher Mayfield, Suffragan Bishop of Wolverhampton, diocese Lichfield, to be Bishop of Manchester, succeeding the Right Rev Stanley Booth- Clibborn, who has retired.

The Rev Tom Allen, Assistant Curate, Christ the Servant, Digmoor: to be Priest-in-charge, St Aidan, Walton (Liverpool).

The Rev Francis Ashe, Rector, Wisley with Pyrford: to be Vicar, Godalming (Guildford).

The Rev Peter Ashman, Curate, Stafford (Lichfield): to be Rector, Dymchurch Saints Peter and Paul with Burmarsh, All Saints, and Newchurch, Saints Peter and Paul (Canterbury).

The Rev Jeremy Bray, Vicar, St Peter, Chippenham: to be Vicar, St John the Divine, Fishponds (Bristol).

The Rev Keith Bristow, Assistant Curate, St Chad, Kirkby, (Liverpool): to be Assistant Curate, St Mary, Portsea, Portsmouth (Portsmouth).

The Rev Ralph Broadbent, Team Vicar, Wordsley (Lichfield): to be Vicar, Wollescote (Worcester).

The Rev Michael Burgess, Rector, St Peter, Oughtrington: to be also Priest-in-charge, St Werburgh, Warburton (Chester).

The Rev Kenneth Burghall, Vicar, St Oswald, Lower Peover: to be also Priest-in-charge, St Lawrence, Over Peover (Chester).

The Rev Stephen Chaloner, Priest-in-charge, Holy Cross, Binstead and St Peter, Havenstreet, Ryde, Isle of Wight: to be Rector, Holy Cross, Binstead and St Peter, Havenstreet, Ryde, (Portsmouth).

The Rev Robert Clarke, non-stipendiary Minister, St Denys, Portswood (Winchester): to be Chaplain, in Torrevieja, Spain (Europe).

The Rev Joan Cook, SRN, Parish Deacon, St Hilda, Hartlepool: to be Deacon-in-charge, St Hilda, Hartlepool (Durham).

The Rev David Dale, Priest-in-charge, All Saints, Ryde, Isle of Wight: to be Vicar, All Saints, Ryde (Portsmouth).

The Rev Royston Davis, Team Vicar, Hugglescote with Donington, Ellistown and Snibston: to be Priest-in-charge, Gilmorton with Peatling Parva and Kimcote cum Walton (Leicester).

The Rev Roger Driver, Assistant Curate, St Peter, Woolton: to be Priest-in-charge, St Paul, Fazakerly (Liverpool).

The Rev Noelle Hall, Curate, Reculver and St Bartholomew, Herne Bay: to be Diocesan Adviser in Women's Ministry (Canterbury).

The Rev Richard Hanmer, Vicar, Eaton, Norwich: to be also an Honorary Canon of Norwich Cathedral (Norwich).

The Rev Roger Hoare, permission to office, diocese Chelmsford: to be Priest-in-charge, Lambourne and Abridge with Stapleford Abbotts and Industrial Chaplain in Epping Forest Deanery, same diocese.

The Rev William Hodson, Vicar, Christ Church, Tintwistle: to be Priest-in-charge, All Saints, Weston (Chester).

The Rev Julian Hubbard, Chief Selection Secretary, Advisory Board of Ministry, Church House, Westminster: to be Vicar, St Thomas on the Bourne, Farnham (Guildford).

The Rev Frank Holt, Rector, Worcester, St Clement: to be Vicar, Finstall (Worcester).

The Rev Michael Jefferies, formerly Curate, Pudsey (Bradford): to be Vicar, St John the Baptist, Eden Park, Beckenham (Rochester).

The Rev Stephen Keeble, Curate, St George, Headstone: to be Priest-in-charge, St George, Headstone (London).

The Rev Brian Lewis, Rector, Romford, St Andrew: to be also Rural Dean of Havering (Chelmsford).

The Rev John Pringle, Vicar, Newsham, Blyth: to be also Rural Dean of Bedlington (Newcastle).

The Rev Robert Raikes, Vicar, Pitminster (Bath and Wells): to be Chaplain, St Michael's, Nerja, Spain (Europe).

The Rev Michael Sheffield, Priest-in-charge, Holy Trinity, Ryde, and St Michael and All Angels, Swanmore, Ryde, Isle of Wight: to be Vicar, Holy Trinity, Ryde and St Michael and All angels, Swanmore, Ryde (Portsmouth).

The Rev Kenneth Shill, Vicar, St John's, Mansfield (Southwell): to be Chaplain, Christ Church, Amsterdam, Holland (Europe).

The Rev Mark Slater, Assistant Curate, Stopsley: to be Priest-in-charge, Bushmead Conventional District (St Albans).

The Rev Robert Thorn, Diocesan Broadcasting Officer (Lincoln): to be Vicar, Whitchurch (Bristol).

The Rev Hugh Wright, Priest-in-charge, St John the Baptist, Ryde, Isle of Wight: to be Vicar, St John the Baptist, Ryde (Portsmouth).

Resignations and Retirements

The Rev Alan Ball, Assistant Curate, (NSM), St Paul, Hamstead (Birmingham): to retire as from 24 January, 1992.

The Rev Helen Donson, Curate, Christ Church, Herne Bay (Canterbury): to retire as from 3 January 1993.

Canon Rex Hack, Vicar, Bramhall (Chester): to retire as from 28 February 1993.

The Rev Robert Swallow, Team Vicar for Education, Holy Trinity with St Columba, Fareham (Portsmouth): resigned as from 17 November.

The Rev Ronald Worsley, Vicar, Eastham (Chester): to retire as from 31 July 1993.