rural dean


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rural dean

Chiefly Brit a clergyman having authority over a group of parishes
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MAKING HISTORY IN TOWNRoderick MacLeod, rural dean of Morpeth and some of his fascinating pictures
He had also served as Industrial Chaplain in Redditch from 1970, and was the Rural Dean of Bromsgrove from 1978 until 1987.
Canon Andrew Jones, Rural Dean of Llyen and Eifionydd, will represent the Bishop of Bangor the Right Reverend Andrew John.
He was Rural Dean of Stanhope and a Durham Police chaplain.
He also served as rural dean of Coventry South from 1972 until 1982 and was appointed an honorary canon of Coventry Cathedral in 1976.
Our thanks go, too, to our friends and relatives, particularly Paul Barrett and his family who are so supportive always and to Canon Bev John, the Rural Dean of Brecon and his parishioners.
He also served as priest in charge of Bicton, Montford with Shawardine and Fitz, and he was rural dean of Shrewsbury from 1991 to 1997.
From 1982 until 1987 he was rural dean of Wascana, Regina.
Another chapter examines the mostly dormant office of rural dean, which began to be revived early in the century.
Maundrell later made all in the first older-horse maiden with New Zealand-import Running On Super, while the intermediate race, sponsored for the first time by Intervet, saw Nigel Bloom on The Rural Dean beat the Yorkshire horse Triple Eaves.
In some of the more distant areas, the rural dean was also vicar forane, a position which carried more authority and independence.
Since being ordained in 1994 he has served parishes in Dorset but his most recent position was in the Deanery of Stonehenge where he became rural dean in 2010.

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