Archdeacon of Rochdale

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

As Archdeacon he or she is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy [1] within the five area deaneries: Ashton-under-Lyne, Heywood and Middleton, Rochdale, Oldham East and Oldham West.

Created on 3 June 1910 from the Manchester archdeaconry, [2] the post is currently vacant.

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