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deanery

1. the office or residence of dean
2. the group of parishes presided over by a rural dean
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Bennett takes the rural deaneries of the county in alphabetical order, lists the succession of incumbents parish by parish, with dates of institution and names of patrons.
His pastoral area will include six deaneries in Birmingham and Worcestershire.
The worrying scenario facing deaneries in Newcastle and Hexham were on the agenda at a crucial Bishop's Council meeting which began last night.
The middle-grade doctors were recruited in India during an overseas recruitment drive in May by a group of UK Deaneries, including the Wales Deanery.
According to the Department of Health, reductions are being made to ensure deaneries are training doctors in those specialties required by the NHS.