Clergy Moves

September 2017 - The Following have been announced since August 2017


THOMAS Gareth David
Chaplain to the University of Chester in the Diocese of Chester, to be Assistant Curate (to be known as Associate Minister) of St Peter, Chester in the Deanery of Chester, with effect from 10 October 2017.

JAMESON Beverley Joyce
Team Vicar of Droitwich Spa in the Diocese of Worcester, to be Vicar of St Mary the Virgin, Lymm in the deanery of Budworth, with effect from 27 October 2017.

BROOKE Rosemary Jane
Currently Canon Residentiary and Canon Chancellor, to be Acting Dean of the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary at Chester, with effect from 1 October 2017.

BREWSTER David Thomas
Currently and continuing as Vicar of St Matthew, Edgeley and Cheadle Heath, to be Rural Dean in the deanery of Stockport, with effect from 1 November 2017.

JACQUIS Gabrielle Clair
Currently and continuing as Vicar of All Saints, Hale Barns with Ringway, to be Rural Dean in the deanery of Bowden, with effect from 13 November 2017.


WATTS Aline Patricia
Currently Priest-in-Charge of St Chad, Leasowe, in the deanery of Wallasey, retiring with effect from 30 September 2017.

PARKER Thomas Richard
Currently Vicar of Holy Trinity and Christ Church, Stalybridge, in the deanery of Mottram, retiring with effect from 31 December 2017.

SAMUELS Raymond John
Currently Vicar of St John the Evangelist, Alvanley and Manley in the deanery of Frodsham, retiring with effect from 28 February 2018.

SANDERS Alexandra Jane
Currently Vicar of St Thomas, Mellor in the deanery of Chadkirk, retiring with effect from 31 January 2018.



Currently Assistant Curate of St Chad, Romiley, in the deanery of Chadkirk, to be Minister-in-Charge at Wallington, Springfield in the Diocese of Southwark with effect from 4 November 2017.

BARKER Robert Gardiner
Currently Lead Evangelist, Church Army Centre of Mission and Curate St Thomas, Ellesmere Port, in the deanery of Wirral South, to be Priest-in-Charge at Kirby Misperton and Middleton in the Diocese of York with effect from 29 October 2017.

HEATON Julian Roger
Currently Vicar of St Anne, Sale and Rural Dean of Bowden, to be Rector of Bury Parish Church and Vicar of St Paul, Bury in the Diocese of Manchester with effect from 19 November 2017.

SMITH Paul Allan
Currently Vicar of St Bartholomew and St Anne, Wilmslow in the deanery of Knutsford, to be Dean of the Cathedral Church of the Holy Spirit at Guildford in the Diocese of Guildford with effect from 23 October 2017.

PETERS Robert David
Currently Vicar of St Michael, Plas Newton, in the deanery of Chester, with effect from 30 November 2017.



We are sorry to have to report the death of the following members of clergy.  Our sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.

THOMAS Edward Walter Dennis
Retired priest died 24 August 2017.  Formerly Vicar at St Mark and St Luke, Dukinfield and Chaplain to Greater Manchester Police and to the Army.