Archdeacon of West Cumberland

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The Archdeacon of West Cumberland is responsible for the archdeaconry of West Cumberland, one of three administrative divisions of the Church of England (Anglican) Diocese of Carlisle. The archdeaconry was created by Order-in-Council on 7 August 1959[1] and the first archdeacon was, from 1959, Edward Pugh.[2] Richard Pratt has been the archdeacon since 20 January 2009.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 41783. pp. 4921–4922. 7 August 1959. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
  2. ^ "First archdeacon of W. Cumberland (Archived; subscription only)". Church Times (#5043). 9 October 1959. p. 8. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 24 February 2015. (subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ Diocese of Carlisle – Archdeacons
  4. ^ Diocese of Carlisle – New Archdeacon of West Cumberland