Archdeacon of Dudley

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The Archdeacon of Dudley is one of two archdeacons in the Anglican Diocese of Worcester, England (the other being the Archdeacon of Worcester). [1]

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History

The archdeaconry of Dudley was created by Order in Council on 11 February 1921 from the Worcester archdeaconry and named after the town of Dudley. [2] It consists of the deaneries of Bromsgrove, Droitwich, Dudley, Kidderminster, Kingswinford, Stourbridge and Stourport. [3]

The present Archdeacon of Dudley is the Venerable Nikki Groarke, formerly vicar of St Stephen's Church, Canonbury, Islington, in the Diocese of London; she is the first woman to hold the post and was installed on 5 January 2014.

List of archdeacons

Deaneries, rural deans and lay chairs as of 2019

DeaneryRural deanLay chair
BromsgrovePaul LawlorDavid Hargreaves
DroitwichCanon Wyn BeynonJanet Bryan
DudleyDominic MelvilleAnne Penn
KidderminsterTim WilliamsBernard Watkins
KingswinfordDavid HoskinAnthony Lovesy
StourbridgeAndrew SillisJohn Nicholson
StourportMark TurnerAndrew Quinn

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