Dean of Liverpool

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The Dean of Liverpool is based in Liverpool and is head of the chapter of Liverpool Cathedral.

Sue Jones was installed as Dean on 5 May 2018. [1] A former dean, Edward Patey, said that being Dean of Liverpool was "the best job in the Church of England". [2]

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  1. Liverpool Cathedral — We announce the 8th Dean of Liverpool (Accessed 6 May 2018)
  2. - Obituary of Derrick Walters -
  3. PETER KENNERLEY. Frederick William Dwelly: First Dean of Liverpool, 1881-1957. Lancaster, England: Carnegie Publishing, 2004. Pp. xii + 292.
  4. Liverpool Cathedral – Pete Wilcox is next Dean Archived 2012-06-29 at the Wayback Machine
  5. "Liverpool Cathedral – Installation of the Seventh Dean". Archived from the original on 21 June 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2012.