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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 currently held by Vernon White, Sub-Dean and Canon Theologian of the Abbey, who took up the position in 2016.[2] 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[13] and 3 August 2014.[14]

ReferencesEdit

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  11. ^ "The Ven David Hutt". Debretts. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  12. ^ "Canon Wright to leave Abbey". Archived from the original on 16 April 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  13. ^ Services at St Margaret's Church – 6 July 2014 (Accessed 18 August 2014)
  14. ^ Sermons given – 3 August 2014 (Accessed 18 August 2014)