The Archdeacon of Doncaster is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Sheffield, responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy within the six area deaneries: Adwick-le-Street, Doncaster, Snaith & Hatfield, Tankersley, Wath and West Doncaster.
Archdeacon of Doncaster Wikipedia
The archdeaconry of Doncaster was created in the Diocese of York from parts of the York and Sheffield archdeaconries on 18 February 1913 and transferred to the Diocese of Sheffield upon her creation on 23 January 1914. The post is currently held by Steve Wilcockson.1913–1941 (ret.): Folliott Sandford (afterwards archdeacon emeritus)
The archdeaconry has been in Sheffield diocese since 23 January 1914.
1941–1947 (res.): Robert Stannard (afterwards Bishop of Woolwich, 1947)
1947–1954 (res.): John Brewis
1955–1959 (res.): John Nicholson
1959–1967 (res.): Peter Bostock
1967–1979 (ret.): Evan Rogers (afterwards archdeacon emeritus)
1979–1985 (res.): Ian Harland (afterwards Bishop of Lancaster, 1985)
1985–1994 (ret.): Desmond Carnelley (afterwards archdeacon emeritus)
1994–2001 (ret.): Bernard Holdridge
2001–2011 (ret.): Bob Fitzharris (afterwards archdeacon emeritus)
2012–present: Steve Wilcockson