Church appointments

The Ven Michael Gear, Archdeacon of Chester, to be Suffragan Bishop of Doncaster, in the diocese of Sheffield, in succession to the Right Rev William Persson, who will be retiring on 31 December.

The Rev Patrick Allen, Assistant Curate, St Mary the Virgin, Kenton (London): to be Vicar, St Nicholas, Plumstead (Southwark).

The Rev Noel Beattie, Industrial Chaplain, diocese Lincoln: to be Industrial Chaplain in the Medway Towns (Rochester).

The Rev Lionel Boniface, Vicar, Oughtibridge, Sheffield: to be Priest-in-charge, St Helen's, Treeton (Sheffield).

The Rev Mark Bonney, Precentor, St Albans Abbey: to to be Vicar, Eaton Bray with Edlesborough (St Albans).

The Rev Robin Brown, Vicar, the Church of the Transfiguration, Kempston: to be also Rural Dean of Bedford (St Albans).

The Rev Clive Cooper (Guildford): to be Chaplain to Felixstowe College (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich).

The Rev Derek Cottrill, Rector, Barton Stacey and Bullington and Hurstbourne Priors and Longparish: to be Rector, Bishopstoke (Winchester).

The Rev Tony Davies, Rector, Westcote Barton with Steeple Barton, Sandford St Martin and Duns Tew: to be also Rural Dean of Woodstock (Oxford).

The Rev Brian Dorrington, Rector, Kilkhampton with Morwenstow: to be also Rural Dean of Stratton (Truro).

The Rev Brian Faulkner, Rector, Foulsham with Hindolveston and Guestwick: to be Priest-in-charge, Erpingham, Calthorpe, Ingworth, Aldborough with Thurgarton and Alby with Thwaite (Norwich).

The Rev Roy Foreman, Curate, Walthamstow, St Mary: to be Team Vicar, Walthamstow, St Stephen, in the Walthamstow Team ministry (Chelmsford).

The Rev Dr John Frederick, Rector, St Mary, Bletchingley: to be also Rural Dean of Godstone (Southwark).

The Rev Peter Frowley: to St Minver with St Enodoc and St Michael, Rock (Truro).

The Rev Christopher Fuller, Assistant Curate, St Nicholas with St Mary Magdalene, Chiswick: to be Vicar, The Good Shepherd, Hounslow West (London).

The Rev Anthony Hurle, Team Vicar, St Patrick, Barking (Chelmsford): to be Vicar, St Paul, St Albans (St Albans).

The Rev Peter Kefford, Rector, Worth Team Ministry: to be Vicar, Henfield with Shermanbury and Woodmancote (Chichester).

The Rev John Kirkby, Rector, Byfleet (Guildford): to be Priest-in-charge, Potten End with Nettleden (St Albans).

The Rev Ivor Morris, Priest-in-Charge, Chelmsford, The Ascension: to be also Priest-in-charge, Chelmsford, All Saints (Chelmsford) .

The Rev Peter Nokes, Vicar, Writtle with Highwood: to be Priest-in- charge, Epping, St John (Chelmsford).

The Rev Robert Payne, Priest-in-charge, Holy Trinity, Wistanstow; St Michael, Cwm Head; St Margaret, Acton Scott: to be Priest-in-charge, St Edward, Dorrington; St Mary, Leebotwood; St Mary, Longnor; St Michael, Smethcott; St Michael and All Angels, Woolstaston; St John Baptist, Stapleton (Hereford).

The Rev William Sands, Priest-in-charge, Elmsett with Aldham and Kersey (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich): to be Rector, Esigodini (Matabeland).

The Rev Andrew Thomson, Rector, St Paul's, Marlborough (Harare, Zimbabwe): to be Priest-in-charge, North and South Creake with Waterden, East, North and West Barsham and Sculthorpe (Norwich) .

Resignations and Retirements

The Rev Len Crowe, Vicar, Fairlight (Chichester): to retire as from 19 September.

The Rev Glyn Grant, Assistant Chaplain, Lewes Prison (Chichester): to retire as from 30 September.

The Rev John Hale, Rector, Rotherfield with Mark Cross (Chichester): to retire as from 1 November.

The Rev David Hutchinson, Vicar, Aldeburgh with Hazlewood (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich): to retire as from 2 October.

The Rev Peter Noble, Vicar, St Peter's, Askern, Doncaster (Sheffield): to retire as from 30 September.

The Rev Nicholas Wickham, Society of St John the Evangelist, St Edward's House, Westminster: has retired as non-stipendiary minister, Banbury Team Ministry (Oxford).

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