Archdeacon of Stoke

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The Archdeacon of Stoke ("Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent" in full[1] and often rendered "Archdeacon of Stoke-on-Trent") is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Lichfield. The archdeaconry was created in 1877 from the archdeaconry of Stafford.[1]

The Archdeacon, under the supervision of the Bishop of Stafford, is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy [2] within the area deaneries: Cheadle, Eccleshall, Leek, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stafford, Stoke-upon-Trent, Stoke North, Stone (formerly Trentham), Tutbury and Uttoxeter. [3]

Archdeacons of Stoke[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The London Gazette: no. 24486. p. 4317. 24 July 1877. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  2. ^ "ABCD: a basic church dictionary" Meakin, T: Norwich, Canterbury Press, 2001 ISBN 978-1-85311-420-5
  3. ^ "Diocese of Lichfield - Bishops and Archdeacons". Diocese of Lichfield. Retrieved 2012-11-01.