Ronald Alfred Beddoes (14 September 2012 - 1 November 2000) was an Anglican Priest.
He was born on 14 September 1912, educated at St Chad's College, Durham and ordained deacon in 1936 and priest in 1937.  He was President of the Durham Union for Easter term of 1936. 
After a curacy at Dawdon, County Durham he was Priest in charge of Grindon. He then held incumbencies at Greatham  and Easington  (including during the 1951 Easington Colliery explosion)  until his appointment as the fourth Provost of Derby Cathedral in 1953. He resigned in 1981 and was Priest in charge of St Anne's, Beeley and St Peter's Church, Edensor until 1997. 
He died in autumn 2000, aged 88. 
Seaham is a seaside town in County Durham, England. Located on the Durham Coast, Seaham is situated 6 miles south of Sunderland and 13 miles (21 km) east of Durham. The town grew from the late 19th century onwards as a result of investments in its harbour and coal mines. The town is twinned with the German town of Gerlingen.
Easington, also known as Easington Village, is a village and civil parish in eastern County Durham, England. It is located at the junction of the A182 and B1283, leading north-west to Hetton-le-Hole and south east to Horden.
Horden is a village and electoral ward in County Durham, England. It is situated on the North Sea coast, to the east of Peterlee, approximately 12 miles south of Sunderland. Horden was a mining village until the closure of the Horden Colliery in 1987. Main features include the Welfare and Memorial Parks and St Mary's church. It is connected to the villages of Blackhall Colliery and Blackhall Rocks to its south by a spectacular rail viaduct which spans Castle Eden Dene near Denemouth. Horden Dene provides Horden's northern boundary with Easington Colliery.
Sedgefield is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. From 1983 to 2007, the constituency was represented by Tony Blair, who became Leader of the Labour Party in 1994, and later as Prime Minister in 1997. Blair resigned as Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party, and as the MP for Sedgefield in 2007, triggering a by-election which was retained for the Labour Party by Phil Wilson. In the 2019 general election, the Conservatives took the seat from Labour, ending Labour's continuous hold on the seat since 1983. Paul Howell became the new MP with a majority of 4,513.
David Jasper is a theologian, Professor Emeritus of Literature and Theology at the University of Glasgow.
Anthony John Russell is a retired British Church of England bishop. He was the Bishop of Dorchester from 1988 to 2000 and Bishop of Ely from 2000 to 2010.
John Stapylton Habgood, Baron Habgood, was a British Anglican bishop, academic, and life peer. He was Bishop of Durham from 1973 to 1983, and Archbishop of York from 18 November 1983 to 1995. In 1995, he was made a life peer and so continued to serve in the House of Lords after stepping down as archbishop. He took a leave of absence in later life, and in 2011 was one of the first peers to explicitly retire from the Lords.
John Donkin Dormand, Baron Dormand of Easington, known as Jack Dormand, was a British educationist and Labour Party politician from the coal mining area of Easington in County Durham, in the north-east of England. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for the Easington constituency from 1970 until his retirement in 1987.
Easington was a non-metropolitan district in County Durham, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Durham County Council.
John Hubert Richard Lewis was a British Anglican bishop.
Paul Roger Butler is the bishop of Durham in the Diocese of Durham. His election was confirmed on 20 January 2014 and he was installed and enthroned in Durham Cathedral on 22 February 2014. On 12 September 2013 it was announced that he had been appointed as bishop-designate of Durham He was previously bishop of Southwell and Nottingham. He was installed at Southwell Minster on 27 February 2010. He served as the suffragan bishop of Southampton in the Diocese of Winchester from 2004 until 2010.
William Nigel Stock is a British Anglican bishop. From 2013 until his 2017 retirement, he was Bishop at Lambeth, Bishop to the Forces and Bishop for the Falkland Islands; from 2007 to 2013 he was Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.
Michael Sadgrove is a Church of England priest and noted theological author. Between 2003 and 2015, he was Dean of Durham. From 1995 to 2003, he was Provost, then Dean of Sheffield Cathedral. He is now Dean Emeritus of Durham.
The Very Reverend Ronald Ragsdale Sargison AKC was the Dean of St George's Cathedral, Georgetown, Guyana from 1957 to 1961.
Robert David Silk is an English priest of the Roman Catholic Church. He was formerly an Anglican bishop and was the Bishop of Ballarat in the Anglican Church of Australia.
Richard Finn Blackburn is a British retired Anglican bishop. From 2009 until 2018, he served as the Bishop of Warrington — the sole suffragan bishop in the Church of England Diocese of Liverpool; he was also temporarily the acting Bishop of Sodor and Man, 2016–2017.
Frederick Goldie was a Scottish Anglican bishop.
John Edward Holbrook is a Church of England bishop. He is the Bishop of Brixworth in the Diocese of Peterborough. He had been Rural Dean of Wimborne in the Diocese of Salisbury and served as Acting Bishop of Leicester.
John William Alexander Howe DD was an eminent Anglican bishop, who served as the eighth Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane, and became the Secretary-General of the Anglican Consultative Council.
John Richard Dobson DL is a British Church of England priest. Since 2014, he has been the Dean of Ripon. Previously, he was a curate in County Durham and a vicar in Darlington. He also held the senior posts of Area Dean of Darlington and Chair of the House of Clergy of the Durham Diocesan Synod.