Church appointments

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

The Rev Jeffrey Arcus, Team Vicar, Christ the King with Holy Trinity, Bury: to be Vicar, St John and St Paul, Ramsbottom (Manchester).

The Rev Paul Baird, Curate, Chandler's Ford: to be Vicar, Hythe (Winchester).

The Rev Paul Baker, Curate, Hartlepool, St Aidan: to be Team vicar, Jarrow Team Ministry (Durham).

The Rev John Brocklebank, non-stipendiary Minister, St Barnabas, Warrington: to be non-stipendiary Minister, St Margaret, Orford (Liverpool).

Canon Michael Banks, Canon Chancellor of Leicester Cathedral: to be also Rural Dean of Christianity South (Leicester).

The Rev David Bannocks, Assistant Curate, Stapleford (Southwell): to be Assistant Curate, Christ Church, Southport (Liverpool).

The Rev Hugh Bearn, Assistant Curate, Christ Church, Heaton (Manchester): to be Chaplain to HM Forces (RAF).

The Rev Brian Cassidy, Curate, Lymington: to be Priest-in-charge, Hyde (Winchester).

The Rev Andrew Cooper, Curate, Rawmarsh with Parkgate: to be Curate, St Mark's, Mosborough (Sheffield).

The Rev Ian Dawson, non-stipendiary Minister, St Simon and St Jude, Southport: to be non-stipendiary Minister, St James, Birkdale (Liverpool).

The Rev Christopher Elliott, Rector, Sible Hedingham: to be Vicar, Leigh-on-Sea, St Aidan (Chelmsford).

The Rev Robin Gamble, Vicar, St Augustine, Bradford: to be also an Adviser in Evangelism, diocese Bradford.

The Rev Richard Giles, Priest-in-charge, St Thomas, Huddersfield and Parish Development Officer for the Wakefield diocese: to be the incumbent, St Thomas, Huddersfield, same diocese.

The Rev Charles Gorton, Curate, William Temple Church, Wythenshawe: to be Curate, the Apostles, Manchester and St Cuthbert's, Miles Platting (Manchester).

The Rev Malcolm Guite, Curate, St Mary's, Ely: to be Team Vicar, Huntingdon Team Ministry (Ely).

The Rev Dr Margaret Guite, non-stipendiary minister, St Mary's, Ely: to be Team Minister, Huntingdon Team Ministry (Ely).

The Rev Richard Haigh, Vicar, Unsworth: to be Rector, Brough with Stainmore, Musgrave and Warcop (Carlisle).

The Rev David Hall, Vicar, Holy Saviour, Hitchin (St. Albans) already appointed Vicar, St Laurence, Bidford-on-Avon, in the Bidford Group Ministry (Coventry).

The Rev Clive Harper, Rector, the united benefice of Bredenbury with Grendon Bishop and Wacton, Edwyn Ralph and Collington with Thornbury, Pencome with Marston Stannett and Little Cowarne (Hereford): already appointed Rector, St Mark's, Bilton (Coventry).

The Rev Joseph Harrop, Vicar, Foxt with Whiston (Lichfield): to be also a Prebend of Lichfield Cathedral.

The Rev Peter Holmes, Curate, Christ Church, Croydon: to be Vicar, St Peter, Norbiton (Southwark).

The Rev Richard Jenkins, Rector, Whitchurch, and Rural Dean of Wem and Whitchurch (Lichfield): to be also a Prebend of Lichfield Cathedral.

The Rev David Johnston, formerly Priest-in-charge, Christ Church, Bootle: to be Assistant Curate, St Elphin, Warrington (Liverpool).

The Rev Charles Mortimer, Assistant Chaplain-in-Chief, RAF in Germany: to be Vicar, Staincliffe Christ Church (Wakefield).

The Rev William Noblett, Chaplain of HM Prison, Wakefield (Wakefield): to be Chaplain of HM Prison, Norwich (Norwich).

The Rev John Pawson, Vicar, St Francis of Assisi, Meir Heath, and Rural Dean of Stoke-on-Trent (Lichfield): to be also a Prebend of Lichfield Cathedral.

The Rev Andy Pell, Assistant Curate, Mottram in Longendale with Woodhead (Chester): to be Priest-in-charge, Holy Trinity, Walton Breck (Liverpool).

The Rev George Pendleton, Industrial Chaplain with the South Humberside Industrial Mission (Lincoln): to be Assistant Vicar, Conisbrough (Sheffield).

The Rev Richard Postill, Vicar, St Mary, Acocks Green: to be also Dean of Yardley (Birmingham).

The Rev Roderick Sanders, Curate, St Mary, Luton (St Albans): to be Priest-in-charge, Clovelly and Woolfardisworthy and Bucks Mills (Exeter).

The Rev Olwyn Sibbald, Parish Deacon, St Martin, Wythenshawe: to be Parish Deacon, St John the Divine, Brooklands (Manchester).

The Rev Paul Slater, Priest-in-charge, Cullingworth: to be Bishop's Personal and Executive Officer, diocese Bradford.

The Rev Howard Smith, Vicar, St Ann, Belfield: to be Vicar, St Thomas, Leesfield (Manchester).

The Rev Susan Staff, Parish Deacon, All Saints, Mickleover (Derby) to be Parish Deacon, St William, Walderslade, Chatham (Rochester).

The Rev John Tyers, Priest-in-charge, Ightfield with Calverhall and of Ash, held in plurality: to be Rector, Ightfield with Calverhall and Vicar, Ash, held in plurality (Lichfield).

The Rev Neil Vigers, Assistant Curate, Chelsea St Luke and Christ Church: to be Assistant Curate, Staines St Mary and St Peter (London).

The Rev Paul Walker, Curate, Barnard Castle with Whorlton: to be licensed to the Rural Dean of Wearmouth and to be Priest-in-charge, Moorside district of Silksworth (Durham).

The Rev Andrew Walker, Senior Curate, St John's Wood (London): to be Vicar, St Peter, Streatham (Southwark).

The Rev Paul Welch, Priest-in-charge, Clungunford St Cuthbert with Clunbury and Clunton, Bedstone and Hopton Castle: (Hereford): to be Vicar, All Saints, Wellingborough (Peterborough).


The Rev Anthony Ashton, Rector, Holy Trinity, Chesterfield (Derby), retired 31 December 1992.

The Rev Harold Cunliffe, Rector, St Thomas, Golborne (Liverpool): to retire as from 15 March.

The Rev Kenneth Farmer, Rector, Barney, Fulmodeston with Croxton, Hindringham and Thursford, and Rural Dean of Holt (Norwich): to retire as from 26 April.

The Rev Peter Hewitt, Vicar, All Saints, Godshill with St Alban, Ventnor, Isle of Wight (Portsmouth): to resign as from 28 February 1993.

The Rev Derek Hill, Vicar, All Saints, Bury St Edmunds (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich): to retire as from 18 April 1993.

The Rev Anthony Lane, Team Vicar, Bournemouth: St Peter with St Swithun and St Stephen (Winchester): to retire as from 31 May.

Canon Ken Quine, Vicar, Belgrave St Peter, and an Honorary Canon of Leicester Cathedral (Leicester): to retire as from 30 April.

Canon Desmond Treanor, Rector, Great Bowden, with Welham, Glooston and Cranoe (Leicester): to retire as from 30 April 1993.

The Rev David Webster, Vicar, Belmont (Durham): to resign as from 31 January.

The Rev Patricia Webster, Parish Deacon, Belmont (Durham): to resign as from 31 January.

The Rev Richard Dickson, Vicar, St Peter, Southsea (Portsmouth): to resign as from 28 February 1993.