Raymond Furnell

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Raymond Furnell (18 May 1936 10 July 2006) was the Dean of York from 1994 to 2003. [1]

His first ministry position was as a curate at Cannock, [2] in the Diocese of Lichfield, from 1965 to 1969. From there, he moved to become vicar of Clayton part of Newcastle-under-Lyme, a position he held from 1969 to 1975. He then became Rural Dean for Stoke North [3] — a post he held until 1981 when he became Provost of St Edmundsbury. He remained in that post until his move to York Minster in 1994. [4] He retired from York Minster in late May 2003. [5] Following his retirement, he returned to Bury St Edmunds [6] but was a regular visitor to York. While Dean of York, he played a major role in the presentation of the York Mystery Plays to celebrate the Millennium.

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  2. Crockfords, (London, Church House 1995) ISBN   0-7151-8088-6
  3. The Times, Friday, Dec 06, 1974; pg. 18; Issue 59263; col E Church news
  4. Times Obituary
  5. "Insults fly after Canons decide to close library" . Church Times . No. 7317. 30 May 2003. p. 4. ISSN   0009-658X . Retrieved 8 May 2016 via UK Press Online archives.
  6. The Very Reverend Raymond Furnell - Telegraph Retrieved 2011-04.
Church of England titles
Preceded by Provost of St Edmundsbury
19811994
Succeeded by
Preceded by Dean of York
19942003
Succeeded by