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Archdeacon of Westminster

The Archdeacon of Westminster is a senior ecclesiastical officer within Chapter of the Royal Peculiar of Westminster Abbey in London. The post entails overseeing relationships with the twenty-four parishes of which the Dean and Chapter are patrons, and being responsible for the pastoral care of the staff and volunteers of the Abbey.[1]

The post is vacant following the appointment of Andrew Tremlett to be Dean of Durham. The role of archdeacon has previously been held with other chapter roles, including Canon Steward, Speaker's Chaplain and Canon Treasurer.

List of archdeaconsEdit

 
Charles Wellington Furse

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Tremlett was appointed Sub-Dean and Archdeacon between 6 July[12] and 3 August 2014.[13]

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  13. ^ Sermons given – 3 August 2014 (Accessed 18 August 2014)