Archdeacon of Manchester

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The Archdeacon of Manchester is a senior ecclesiastical officer in the Church of England in Greater Manchester.

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The archdeaconry of Manchester, unusually, was established (on 29 September 1843) [1] a few years before the Diocese of Manchester (on 1 September 1847.) [2] The archdeaconry was therefore initially, for the time being, established in the Diocese of Chester.

List of archdeacons

Archdeacons of Manchester
FromUntilIncumbentNotes
25 October 18431854 (res.) John Rushton
2 September 18541 July 1867 (d.) Robert Master Died in office.
18671870 (res.) Richard Durnford
18701890 (res.) [3] George Anson Son of William Anson.
18901905 (res.) James Wilson [4]
19051 February 1909 (d.) Foster Blackburne [5] Died in office.
19091909 (res.) John Wright [6] Elected Anglican Archbishop of Sydney.
19091916 (res.) Willoughby Allen [7]
191617 June 1934 (d.) Noel Aspinall [8] Died in office.
19341966 (ret.) Selwyn Bean Grandson of New Zealand prime minister Richard Seddon via his mother was Jennie Seddon Bean; afterwards archdeacon emeritus. [9]
19661972 (res.) Hetley Price [10]
19721980 (ret.) Arthur Ballard [11]
19801998 (ret.) Brian Harris [12]
19982004 (ret.) Alan Wolstencroft Afterwards archdeacon emeritus. [13]
20052009 (ret.) Andrew Ballard [14]
24 May 20092016 Mark Ashcroft [15]
14 May 2017present Karen Lund [16]

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  16. Diocese of Manchester — New Archdeacon of Manchester (Accessed 13 February 2017)

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