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Last updated 12th January 2022

Clergy Moves and News

APPOINTMENTS IN THE DIOCESE (November 2021 onwards)

Name Post(s) Licensing date
Revd Edward Carr Vicar: Rishton St Peter and St Paul 8th November
Revd Keith Fenton Associate Priest (HfD): Torrisholme the Ascension 9th November
Revd Liz McLean Vicar: Salesbury St Peter 10th November
Revd Dr Tom Woolford Vicar: New Longton All Saints 24th November
Revd Amanda Marshall

Priest in Charge:Baxenden St John

and also Curate in Charge: Accrington St Paul

29th November
Revd Glen Brooks Vicar: St Annes on Sea St Annes 30th November
Revd Susan Ball Vicar (1/2 time): Read St John and Simonstone St Peter 12th December
Revd Dave Hanson Area Dean: Preston 17th January
Revd Andrew Horsfall Area Dean: Blackburn with Darwen 10th January
Revd Nick Davis Vicar: Darwen St Cuthbert with Tockholes St Stephen 10th January
Revd Jane Lee Vicar: East Lonsdale Benefice 21st February
Revd Helen Scamman Area Dean: Lancaster and Morecambe TBC
Revd Michael Hutchinson Vicar: Garstang St Thomas 2nd February
Revd Barbara Pack Assistant Priest (SSM): Balderstone, Mellor & Samlesbury 28th February
Revd Graeme Buttery Vicar: Adlington St Pauil 1st March
Revd Canon Deborah Larkey Vicar (1/2 time): Lund St John teh Evangelist TBC
Revd Peter Hamborg Vicar: Bolton-le-sands Holy Trinity with Nether Kellet St Mark TBC


MOVES OUT OF THE DIOCESE (September 2021 onwards)

Name Current post(s) Move to Effective date
Rev Kamran Bhatti Missionary Priest: Preston St Cuthbert Fulwood Vicar: Golder's Green in the Diocese of London 14th September 2021


RETIREMENTS (November 2021 onwards)

Name Current Post(s) Effective date

Revd John Knott

Rector: Foulridge Laneshawbridge and Trawden 17th April 2022
Revd Edmund Straszak Vicar: Chorley All Saints

19th April 2022


RESIGNATIONS (September 2021 onwards)

Name Current Post(s) Effective Date
Rev Canon Alistair McHaffie Area Dean: Preston 1st September 2021
Rev CIndy Rigney Area Dean: Lancaster and Morecambe 1st September 2021
Revd Andrew Osborn Rector: Heysham St Peter 31 October 2021
Revd Canon Fleur Green Vicar: Darwen St Peter 25th October 2021
Revd Peter Hamborg

Vicar (1/2 time): Preston Emmanuel and

Vicar (1/2 time): Lea St Christopher




Name Deanery Effective date
The Ven Anne Dawtry Poulton November 2021
Revd Peter Walsh Kirkham November 2021


DEATHS (November 2021 onwards)

Name Current Post(s) Date

                          Clergy Discipline Measure - Penalty Announcement(s)

Revd John McGrath

Revd Timothy Horobin

If you require further details regarding any of these matters please contact the diocesan registrar: