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Church appointments

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

The Rev Tom Allen, Priest-in-charge, St Aidan, Walton: to be Team Vicar, St Aidan, Walton (Liverpool).

The Rev Dilly Baker, Tutor, Sarum and Wells Theological College in the Bath and Wells diocese: to be Team Vicar, Stantonbury and Willen Team Ministry (LEP), responsible for St Mary Magdalene, Willen (Oxford).

The Rev Joan Bayliss, Parish Deacon, Bromsgrove St John: to be Assistant Curate within the benefice of Peopleton and White Ladies Aston with Churchill and Spetchley, and Upton Snodsbury and Broughton Hackett (Worcester).

The Rev Geoffrey Capes, Rector, Clyffe Pypard and Tockenham: to be Incumbent, Broad Town, Clyffe Pypard, Tockenham and Hilmarton (Salisbury).

The Rev Richard Cheek, non-stipendiary minister, St Luke's, Maidenhead: to be Assistant Chaplain (NSM), in the Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals Trust (Oxford).

The Rev Nicholas Davis, Team Vicar, Catford (Southend) and Downham Team Ministry: to be Vicar, St Philip and St Mark, Camberwell (Southwark).

The Rev Mark Earey, Curate, Glen Parva and South Wigston (Leicester): to be Curate, Christ Church, Luton, with special responsibility for Christ the King, Princes Park (Rochester).

The Rev Robin Excell: to be Rector, Rattlesden, Brettenham and Thorpe Morieux (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich).

The Rev Mark Fitzwilliams, Team Rector, Beaconsfield Team Ministry: to be Priest-in-charge, Hambleden Valley group ministry (Oxford).

The Rev Anthony Gardiner, Curate, Highcliffe with Hinton Admiral (Winchester): to be Vicar, North Creedy Team Ministry (Exeter).

The Rev Timothy Hawkings, Team Vicar, Stafford Team Ministry (Lichfield): to be Team Rector, Stratton St Margaret with South Marston and Stanton Fitzwarren Team Ministry (Bristol).

The Rev William Hedley, Team Vicar, the Heworth Team Ministry, with special responsibility for Christ Church: to be Vicar, Norton (York).

The Rev David Hewlett, Headmaster, St Francis School, Pewsey (Salisbury): to be Chaplain to Frenchay Hospital Trust (Bristol).

The Rev Henry Hopkins, Port Chaplain to Missions to Seamen, Teesside: to be Vicar, Middlesbrough, St Thomas (York).

The Rev Nigel John, Curate, St Peter, Carmarthen (St David's): to be Chaplain of Whitelands College and Anglican Chaplain to the Roehampton Institute (Southwark).

The Rev Alan Keeler, Curate, St Andrew, Paddock Wood: to be Vicar, St James the Great, Blendon, a newly created benefice (Rochester).

The Rev Adrian Leighton, Rector, Holbrook with Freston and Woolvergone: to be also Priest-in-charge, Wherstead (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich).

The Rev Peter Letford, Team Vicar, North Wingfield, Clay Cross and Pilsley (Derby): now Chaplain, St John's, Casablanca, Morocco (Europe).

The Rev Bob Lewis, Rector, Newchurch and All Saints, Glazebury: to be Rector, St Oswald, Winwick (Liverool).

The Rev David Mathers, Vicar, Thurston St Peter: to be also Rural Dean of Ixworth (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich).

The Rev Frank Millar, until recently Chaplain at Mallorca with Menorca (Europe): to be Priest-in-charge, Takeley with Little Canfield (Chelmsford).

The Rev Frank Naylor, Assistant Chaplain (NSM) to the Deaf (Liverpool): to be Senior Chaplain (NSM) to the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, same diocese.

The Rev John Oakes, Incumbent, Wolverhampton St Martin: to be also Priest-in-charge, Wolverhampton St Stephen (Lichfield).

The Rev David Reindorp, Vicar, Waterbeach and Rector, Landbeach: to be also Rural Dean of Quy (Ely).

The Rev John Shead, Priest-in-charge, Wethersfield with Shalford: to be also Priest-in-charge, Finchingfield with Cornish Hall End (Chelmsford).

The Rev Helen Webb, Parish Deacon, St James, Clapham (Southwark): to be Assistant Chaplain at Southmead Hospital (Bristol).

The Rev Guy Wilkinson, Rector, Ockham with Hatchford and Bishop's Domestic Chaplain (Guildford): to be Vicar, St Aidan with St Gregory and St Oswald, Small Heath (Birmingham).


The Ven Desmond Carnelley, Archdeacon of Doncaster (Sheffield): to retire as from 31 August.

The Rev Brian Forster, Vicar, St Paul, Stoneycroft (Liverpool): to retire as from 31 May.

The Rev Victor Harrod, Vicar, Thorpe le Soken (Chelmsford): to retire as from 31 May.

The Rev Peter Wood, Vicar, Ricall (York): to retire as from 15 April.


Miss Margaret Selby, Director of Training (Sheffield): to be Director of Pastoral Studies at the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield.