Archdeacon of Maidstone

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The Archdeacon of Maidstone is a senior office-holder in the Diocese of Canterbury (one of the dioceses of the Province of Canterbury in the Church of England). The Archdeacon of Maidstone is a senior Anglican priest who oversees the Archdeaconry of Maidstone, which is one of three subdivisions of the diocese. The current incumbent is the Ven. Stephen Taylor, who was collated Archdeacon of Maidstone on 18 September 2011.[1]

History[edit]

The archdeaconry was created from the ancient Archdeaconry of Canterbury by Order in Council on 4 June 1841.[2][3]

Composition[edit]

The archdeaconry covers approximately the north-west and south-west corners of the diocese. As of 2012, the archdeaconry of Maidstone consists the following deaneries in the Diocese of Canterbury:

List of archdeacons[edit]

References[edit]

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  29. ^ "Down, Ven. Philip Roy". Who's Who 2014. Who's Who (December 2013 online ed.). A & C Black an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  30. ^ "Taylor, Ven. Stephen Ronald". Who's Who 2014. Who's Who (December 2013 online ed.). A & C Black an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 18 December 2013.