Archdeacon of Birmingham

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The Archdeacon of Birmingham is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Birmingham.

The archdeaconry was created within the Diocese of Worcester by Order-in-Council on 12 August 1892 (substantially from the Archdeaconry of Coventry but also from a small part of the Worcester archdeaconry) [1] but became part of the new Diocese of Birmingham upon its creation by Order-in-Council on 13 January 1905. [2]

The Archdeacon is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy [3] within the archdeaconry's six deaneries: Edgbaston; Handsworth and Central; Kings Norton; Moseley; Shirley; and Warley.

The current archdeacon, since 2019, is Jenny Tomlinson. [4]

List of archdeacons

The archdeaconry was transferred from the diocese of Worcester to the newly created diocese of Birmingham by Order-in-Council on 13 January 1905. [2]

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  2. 1 2 "No. 27754". The London Gazette . 13 January 1905. pp. 311–312.
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