Archdeacon of Blackburn

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The Archdeacon of Blackburn is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Blackburn. Originally created on 17 August 1877 [1] within the Diocese of Manchester, the office became a part of the new Diocese of Blackburn upon its creation on 12 November 1926. [2]

As archdeacon she or he is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy [3] within the seven area deaneries: Accrington, Blackburn with Darwen, Burnley, Chorley, Leyland, Pendle and Whalley.

List of archdeacons

The archdeaconry was transferred from the diocese of Manchester to the newly created diocese of Blackburn by Order-in-Council on 12 November 1926. [2]

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References

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  2. 1 2 "No. 33220". The London Gazette . 12 November 1926. p. 7321.
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