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Archdeacon of Chesterfield

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The Archdeacon of Chesterfield is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Derby. Until 1927 the archdeaconry of Chesterfield was in the diocese of Southwell.

The Archdeacon is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy within the seven area deaneries: Alfreton, Bakewell & Eyam, Bolsover & Staveley, Buxton, Chesterfield, Glossop and Wirksworth

The post was created by Order in Council on 18 October 1910, it became part of Derby diocese upon the new diocese's creation on 7 July 1927 and is currently vacant.

List of archdeacons

  • 1910–1929 (ret.): Edmond Crosse
  • Chesterfield archdeaconry became part of the newly created Diocese of Derby in 1927.
  • 1928–1934 (res.): Geoffrey Clayton (afterwards Bishop of Johannesburg, 1934)
  • 1934–1963 (ret.): Talbot Dilworth-Harrison (afterwards archdeacon emeritus)
  • 1963–1978 (res.): Ingram Cleasby (afterwards Dean of Chester, 1978)
  • 1978–1996 (ret.): Gerald Phizackerley (afterwards archdeacon emeritus)
  • 1996–2009 (ret.): David Garnett (afterwards archdeacon emeritus)
  • 2010–22 October 2016 (res.): Christine Wilson
  • 1 September 2016–present: Tony Kaunhoven (Acting)
  • References

    Archdeacon of Chesterfield Wikipedia


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