Archdeacon of Auckland

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The archdeaconry of Auckland is a post in the Church of England Diocese of Durham. It was created from the Archdeaconry of Durham by Order-in-Council on 23 May 1882, [1] when the Diocese of Newcastle was created from Durham's other two archdeaconries.

Church of England Anglican state church of England

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Diocese of Durham Church of England diocese

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  2. SGD.83/1 (Accessed 30 May 2014)
  3. "No. 27743". The London Gazette . 13 December 1904. pp. 8543–2394.
  4. Yorkshire Post, 11 December 1922, p.9, column g: installed as a canon residentiary in addition, holding both posts up to his death
  5. "Resignations and retirements" . Church Times (#8049). 23 June 2017. p. 32. ISSN   0009-658X . Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  6. http://durhamdiocese.org/new-archdeacon-auckland-announced/