Archdeacon of Oakham

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The Archdeacon of Oakham is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Anglican Diocese of Peterborough.[1] As such he or she is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy [2] within its six rural deaneries: Corby, Higham, Kettering, Oundle, Peterborough and Rutland.[3]

The archdeaconry was created in 1875.[4] The current incumbent is Canon Gordon Steele.

Archdeacons of Oakham[edit]


  1. ^ Diocesan web site
  2. ^ "ABCD: a basic church dictionary" Meakin, T: Norwich, Canterbury Press, 2001 ISBN 978-1-85311-420-5
  3. ^ Crockford's on line accessed Sunday 4 December 2011 19:43 GMT
  4. ^ London Gazette 29 June 1875, pages 3291-3

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