Church appointments

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Canon Graham James, Domestic Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, to be Suffragan Bishop of St Germans, diocese Truro, in succession to the Right Rev Richard Llewellin, who has been appointed Suffragan Bishop of Dover, diocese Canterbury.

The Rev Iain Baillie: permission to officiate, diocese Canterbury.

The Rev John Gear, Vicar, Stafford St John the Baptist and Tixall with Ingestre (Lichfield): to be General Secretary, National Christian Education Council.

The Rev Jane Hedges, Diocesan Stewardship Adviser (Portsmouth): to be Residentiary Canon, Portsmouth Cathedral.

The Rev John Hewes, Rector, Lydd: to continue as Rural Dean of South Lympne for a further three years (Canterbury).

The Rev Kenneth Holder, Team Vicar, Mildenhall Team Ministry: to be Rector, Redgrave cum Botesdale and Rickinghall (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich).

The Rev Norman Jones, former Vicar, Christ Church, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong: to be Rector, St Mary with St Andrew, Eccles (Manchester).

The Rev Jonathan Roberts, formerly Diocesan Education Adviser (Youth), Diocese of Durham Board of Education: already appointed National Youth Officer to the Board of Education, Church House, Westminster.

The Rev Eileen Routh, Parish Deacon, Woodnesborough with Worth and Staple: to be Vocations Adviser in the archdeaconry of Canterbury (Canterbury).

The Rev Rosemary Shaw, Parish Deacon, St Christopher (Pembroke College Mission), Walworth: to be Parish Deacon, St John, East Dulwich (Southwark).

The Rev Hugh Slilson-Thomas, Curate, All Saints, Sydenham and St Michael and All Angels, Lower Sydenham: to be Ecumenical Chaplain to Kingston University (Southwark).

The Rev Geoffrey Sideway, Vicar, Bearsted and Thurnham: to be also Rural Dean of Sutton (Canterbury).

The Rev John Thackray, Chaplain, Bancroft's School, Woodford Green, (Chelmsford): to be Chaplain of King's School, Canterbury (Canterbury).

The Rev Michael Thorpe, Chaplain to the County and St George's Hospitals (Lincoln): to be Chaplain to the Ipswich Hospital (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich).

The Rev Graham Waring, non-stipendiary Deacon, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth: to be non-stipendiary Assistant Curate, All Saints, Portsea (Portsmouth).

The Rev Ian Watson, Vicar, Woodley: to be Team Rector, Woodley Team Ministry (Oxford).


The Rev Kevin O'Donnell, Assistant Curate, Ascot Heath (Oxford): has resigned.

Canon Antony Rowe, Rector, Harbury and Ladbroke (Coventry): to retire as from 30 November.

The Rev Derek AB Smith, Priest-in-charge, St John the Baptist, Newington with St Mary and St Peter, Dairycoates (York): to retire as from 28 February 1993.

The Rev Stephen Walton, Vocation and Ministry Adviser, Church Pastoral Aid Society: resigned as from 31 July to embark upon a period of further study.