Church appointments

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Canon Christopher Hewetson, Priest-in-charge, Holy Trinity, Headington Quarry, and Rural Dean of Cowley, in the city and diocese of Oxford, to be Archdeacon of Chester, diocese of Chester.

Canon Richard Gillings, Vicar, Bramhall, diocese Chester, to be also Archdeacon of Macclesfield, same diocese.

The Right Rev John Gaisford, to be Bishop of Beverley, Episcopal Visitor for the Province of York and Assistant Bishop in the diocese of Bradford.

The Rev Jeremy Caddick, Chaplain to the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine and The Royal Veterinary College (London), and Priest Vicar of Westminster Abbey, to be Dean of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

The Rev Nigel Asbridge, Assistant Curate, St James, West Hampstead, and St Mary, Kilburn: to be Priest-in-charge, Holy Innocents, Hornsey (London).

The Rev James Bateman, Rector, Vange: to be Vicar, Southminster (Chelmsford).

The Rev Graham Bennett, Curate, Berkswich Holy Trinity: to be Resident Minister, Bilbrook Holy Cross (Lichfield).

The Rev Geoffrey Boland, Assistant Curate, Ormskirk (Liverpool): to be Assistant Curate, St Barnabas, Woodside Park (London).

The Rev David Boundy, Vicar, St Mary, Penzance (Truro): to be Chaplain, Convent of St Mary at the Cross, Edgware (London).

The Rev Ray Brazier, Vicar, St Matthew and St Nathanael, and Priest-in-charge, Bishopston: to be also an Honorary Canon of Bristol Cathedral (Bristol).

The Rev Mark Bridgen, Assistant Curate, St Peter Mancroft, Norwich (Norwich): to be Vicar, St John, Longbridge (Birmingham).

The Rev Paul Bromiley, Assistant Curate, Holy Trinity, Gee Cross: to be Priest-in-charge, St James, Millbrook (Chester).

The Rev John Chalk, (NSM), Mansfield Woodhouse, with permission to officiate, diocese Lichfield: to be Priest-in-charge, Salt and Sandon with Burston, same diocese.

The Rev Paul Collins, Social Responsibility Officer (Blackburn): to be Rector, Worcester City Parish (Worcester).

The Rev Anthony Crowe, formerly Rector, Charlton St Luke with Holy Trinity (Southwark): permission to officiate, Reculver deanery (Canterbury).

Canon John de Sausmarez, Canon Residentiary of Canterbury Cathedral: on retirement as from 1 October, permission to officiate, Thanet deanery, same diocese.

The Rev Christine Gilbert, Industrial Chaplain, Bilston Team Ministry: to be Team Vicar, Penkridge Team Ministry (Lichfield).

The Rev Neil Green, Assistant Curate, St Paul and St Luke, Finchley: to be Assistant Curate, St James, Muswell Hill (London).

The Rev Rex Hurrell, Team Rector, Swindon New Town Team Ministry and Rural Dean of Wroughton: to be also an Honorary Canon of Bristol Cathedral (Bristol).

The Rev Mary Leigh, Assistant Curate, The Ascension, Hall Green: to be Assistant Curate, St Edburgha, Yardley (Birmingham).

Canon David Marriott, formerly Vicar, Wye with Brook: permission to officiate, West Bridge deanery (Canterbury).

The Rev Gordon Marsh, Curate to the Rural Dean of South Lympne (Canterbury): on retirement on 2 October, permission to officiate South Lympne deanery, same diocese.

The Rev Francis Mason, Curate, St James, Gerrard's Cross and Fulmer (Oxford): to be Priest-in-charge, Jersey, St Martin de Grouville (Winchester).

The Rev David Mayhew, Honorary Curate, High Elswick St Paul: to be Vicar, Mitford and Chaplain to Northgate Hospital (Newcastle).

The Rev Brian Melbourne, Assistant Priest, St John's with St Monica and St Augustine, Pembroke, Bermuda: to be Priest-in-charge, Biddenden and Smarden (Canterbury).

The Rev Paddy Mitchell, Incumbent, East Wickham St Michael (Southwark): to be Priest-in-charge, Walsall St Andrew (Lichfield).

The Rev Deborah Moore, formerly Assistant Curate, St Peter, Hale with St Elizabeth Ashley: now Assistant Curate, St Stephen, Prenton (Chester).

The Rev John Musson, Assistant Curate, Nantwich (Chester): to be Assistant Curate, Christ Church, North Finchley (London).

The Rev Peter Royston-Ball, Curate, All Saints, Scraptoft and St Elizabeth, Nether Hall (Leicester): to be Vicar, St Augustine, Belvedere (Rochester).

The Rev Susan Rushton, formerly Assistant Curate, Holy Trinity and Blessed Virgin Mary, Longlevens (Gloucester): to be Priest-in-charge, St Peter, Frampton Cotterell and Chaplain, Bristol General Hospital (Bristol).

The Rev Robert Shimwell, Rector, St Silas, Glasgow (Glasgow): to be Vicar, St Mary, Upton (or Overchurch) (Chester).

The Rev Alistair Thom, Assistant Curate, Lindfield (Chichester): to be Assistant Curate, St Paul and St Luke, Finchley (London).

The Rev Christine Waudby, Assistant Curate, Christ Church, Weston-super-Mare (Bath and Wells): to be Assistant Curate, St Paul with St Ambrose, Blackheath (Birmingham).

The Rev Patricia Westbrook, Assistant Curate, Rochester, and Assistant Chaplain of St Bartholomew's Hospital, Rochester: to be Senior Assistant Curate, Rainham (Rochester).

The Rev David Willey, Rector, High Halstow with All Hallows and Hoo: to be Rector, St George, Gravesend (Rochester).

Canon Harry Wilson, retiring as Vicar, Yateley (Winchester) at the end of October: to be a Canon Emeritus of Winchester Cathedral.

The Rev John Wood, Assistant Curate and Associate Minister of St James, Muswell Hill: to be Priest-in-charge, St Ann, Tottenham (London).


The Rev Christopher Back, Vicar, St Mark, Noel Park (London): to resign as from 1 October.

The Rev David Byrne, Team Vicar, St Philip and St James, Hodge Hill (Birmingham): to resign as from 31 August, and then have permission to officiate, same diocese.

The Rev Nigel Wylie, Assistant Curate, St Stephen and St Wulstan, Selly Park (Birmingham): resigned as from 14 August.