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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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The Rt Rev Christine Hardman, Bishop of Newcastle, said: "We are very blessed that we will be joined by the Archbishop of York and nearly 30 bishops and their teams from across the Northern Province, and I am very much looking forward to working alongside them in our deaneries and parishes."
Lincolnshire Parish Clergy, c.1214-1968: A Biographical Register; Part 1: The Deaneries of Aslacoe and Aveland
His pastoral area will include six deaneries in Birmingham and Worcestershire.
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.