Church appointments

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

Canon Ian Gatford, sub-Provost of Derby Cathedral, to be Archdeacon of Derby.

The Rev Paul Adamson, Vicar, Prudhoe: to be Team Vicar, Falstone with Greystead and Thorneyburn in the North Tyne and Redesdale Team Ministry (Newcastle).

The Rev Nicholas Atkins, Curate, Combe Down with Monkton Combe and South Stoke (Bath and Wells): to be Team Vicar, North Wingfield Parish Team Ministry, with particular responsibility for St John's, Tupton (Derby).

The Rev Matthew Baynham, Vicar, Marlbrook Team Ministry (Bath and Wells): to be Vicar, Reddall Hill (Worcester).

The Rev Alan Bell, Rector, Fakenham: to be also Rural Dean of Burnham and Walsingham (Norwich).

The Rev David Bowen, Curate, Kingstone, Clehonger, Eaton Bishop, Allensmore and Thruxton: to be Priest-in-charge, St Peter, Lugwardine, St James, Bartestree, St John Baptist, Weston Beggard (Hereford).

The Rev Roy Burgess, Rector, Ingoldsby: to be also Rural Dean of Beltisloe (Lincoln).

The Rev Mary Carney, Curate, St John Evangelist, Carterton: to be Parish Deacon, Harwell and Chilton (Oxford).

The Rev Mary Clarke, Curate, St James, Northampton (Peterborough) to be Deacon-in-charge, St Catherine's, Stoke Aldermoor in the Caludon Team Ministry (Coventry).

The Rev Neil Crawford-Jones, Vicar and Rural Dean of Romsey: to be also an Honorary Canon of Winchester Cathedral (Winchester).

The Rev Graham Fuller, Rector, Eversley and Diocesan Ecumenical Officer (Winchester: to be also an Honorary Canon of Winchester


The Rev Peter Gilks, Team Vicar, Basingstoke Team Ministry: to be Rector, Abbotts Ann and Upper Clatford and Goodworth Clatford (Winchester).

The Rev Stephen Grey, Curate, Worsley: to be Vicar, St. Michael, Bamford (Manchester).

Canon David Haslam, Vicar, St Andrew, Boscombe: appointed a Canon Emeritus of Winchester Cathedral on retirement.

The Rev Alan Hayday, Rector, Old Brumby St Hugh, Scunthorpe: to be also Rural Dean of Manlake (Lincoln).

The Rev Ronald Howell, Vicar, Millhouses Holy Trinity (Sheffield): to be Vicar, Thornhill St Michael and All Angels (Wakefield).

The Rev John Hunt, Rector, Blunderston, with Flixton and Lound: to be Priest-in-charge, Kessingland and Gisleham (Norwich).

The Rev Gareth Jones, Rector, St Ruthen, Longdon: Christ Church, Annscroft and St Edith, Pulverbatch: to be Team Vicar, Leominster Team Ministry (Hereford).

The Rev Malcolm Jones, Chaplain (Regular Army), St Andrew's Church, Minley: to be Team Vicar, Cleethorpes Team Ministry (Lincoln).

The Rev Peter Kenney, Team Rector, Christ the King, Newcastle: to be Priest-in-charge, Newcastle, St John the Baptist (Newcastle).

Canon Roger Knight, Rural Dean of Higham, and vicar, Irthlingborough: to be Chairman , Diocesan Board of Education (Peterborough).

The Rev Karen Martin, Archbishop's permission to officiate, diocese York: to be Assistant Curate (NSM), York, St Paul, same diocese.

The Rev Frank Mercurio, Assistant Curate, Cheshunt: to be Team Vicar, Hitchin, Holy Saviour (St Albans).

The Rev John Morley, RAF Chaplain, Abingdon, and Chaplain in charge, Shippon: to be Team Rector, Wallingford Team Ministry (Oxford).

The Rev Michael Neville, Assistant Director, Proclamation Trust, and Public Preacher, diocese London: to be Rector, Fordham (Chelmsford).

Canon Stuart Pearson, Vicar, Woolley with West Bretton: to be also Rural Dean of Chevet (Wakefield).

The Rev Paul Peverell, Vicar, Middlesbrough, St Martin: to be vicar, Great Ayton with Easby and Newton-in-Cleveland (York).

The Rev Nigel Pond, Team Rector, Woughton Team Ministry: to be Rector, Olney with Emberton (Oxford).

The Rev Eileen Reast, Assistant Curate, All Saints with St John, Stamford: to be non-stipendiary Curate, Walesby, with special responsibility for Brookenby (Lincoln).

The Rev Edward Roberts, Vicar, Huddersfield Holy Trinity and Rural Dean of Huddersfield: to be also an Honorary Canon of Wakefield Cathedral (Wakefield).

The Rev John Seaford, Vicar, Highcliffe and Hinton Admiral, and Rural Dean of Christchurch: to be also an Honorary Canon of Winchester Cathedral (Winchester).

The Rev Ian Silk, Assistant Curate, St Giles, Lincoln: to be Priest-in-charge, Swallowbeck, Lincoln (Lincoln).

The Rev David Smith, Assistant Curate, St Breoke and Egloshayle: to be Vicar, Penwerris (Truro).

The Rev Robert Strapps, Vicar, Sandal Magna: to be also an Honorary Canon of Wakefield Cathedral (Wakefield).

Canon Basil Trevor-Morgan, Vicar, Christchurch: a Canon Emeritus of Winchester Cathedral on retirement (31 December).

The Rev Roger Trumper, Vicar, Watling Valley Team (Oxford) : to be Rector, Byfleet (Guildford).

The Rev Michael Whatmough, Rector, St Thomas and St Edmund (Salisbury) to be Vicar, St Mary Redcliffe with Temple, Bristol, and St John the Baptist, Bedminster (Bristol).

The Rev Frederick Whitehead, licensed under seal, diocese Derby: to be Vicar, Glossop (Derby).

The Rev Peter Whittingham, Assistant Curate, St Matthew, Northamram: to be Assistant Curate, The Holy Cross Church, Airedale with Fryston (Wakefield).

The Rev David Whittington, vicar, Stockton on Tees: to be also an Honorary Canon of Durham Cathedral (Durham).


The Rev Dennis Garlick, Team Vicar in the Dronfield Team Ministry, with particular responsibility for Holmesfield (Derby): to retire as from 30 April.

The Rev Michael Rear, Vicar, Little Walsingham, Great Walsingham and Houghton St Giles, and Rural Dean, Burnham and Walsingham (Norwich): has resigned as Rural Dean of Burnham and Walsingham.

The Rev Paul Smith, Team Vicar, Staveley and Barrow Hill Team Ministry (Derby): to resign as from 31 March.