Archdeacon of London

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The Archdeacon of London is a senior ecclesiastical officer in the Church of England. They are responsible for one of two archdeaconries (the other is the Archdeacon of Charing Cross) within the Two Cities (London and Westminster) episcopal area of the Diocese of London – that episcopal has no area bishop but is under the direct care of the diocesan Bishop of London.

History[edit]

Before the 20th century, the ancient London archdeaconry included parts of the East End as well as the City of London. The extent of the archdeaconry was reduced in 1912 (with the creation of the Archdeaconry of Hampstead) and in 1951 (with the creation of the Archdeaconry of Hackney) before more recent border changes limited the archdeaconry's area to that of the City of London.

Archdeacons of Charing Cross[edit]

This archdeaconry, comprising the City of Westminster, was presumably created shortly before Klyberg's appointment in 1989. The archdeacon serves directly under the Bishop of London, who takes direct responsibility for the Two Cities area since there is no area bishop.

2016 reorganisation[edit]

On 16 June 2015, it was announced that from 1 January 2016 the Archdeacon of London would take responsibility for the whole Two Cities area, though a part-time Associate Archdeacon would also be appointed to work across both cities.[1] Lain-Priestley was collated to the Charing Cross archdeaconry,[2][3] but became known as the "Archdeacon for the Two Cities".[4] Lain-Priestley resigned her archdeaconry on 31 December 2018 to become an Adviser to the Bishop of London.[5]

List of archdeacons[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Reigner is not recorded with the title Archdeacon of London; rather the nature of his post can be deduced.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Diocese of London — Archdeacons in the Two Cities (Accessed 24 June 2015)
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory — Archdeaconry of Charing Cross (Accessed 31 October 2017)
  3. ^ Oriel College — Sunday Choral Evensong, Seventh Week (Accessed 31 October 2017)
  4. ^ a b Diocese of London — Directory, Rosemary Lain-Priestley (Accessed 29 July 2017)
  5. ^ a b https://www.london.anglican.org/articles/bishop-of-london-appoints-new-advisers/
  6. ^ Dictionary of National Biography, article on Kylmington.
  7. ^ "ARCHDEACONS DEPRIVED UNDER QUEEN ELIZABETH" (PDF). Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  8. ^ "Claughton, Piers Calveley". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/5549. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  9. ^ Gifford, Edwin Hamilton. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (December 2007 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  10. ^ Sinclair, William Macdonald. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (December 2007 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  11. ^ Holmes, Ernest Edward. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (December 2007 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  12. ^ Sharpe, Ernest Newton. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (October 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  13. ^ Gibbs-Smith, Oswin Harvard. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (November 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  14. ^ Appleton, George. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (November 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  15. ^ Sullivan, Martin Gloster. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (November 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  16. ^ Woodhouse, Samuel Mostyn Forbes. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (November 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  17. ^ Harvey, Francis William. ukwhoswho.com. Who Was Who. 1920–2008 (November 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  18. ^ Cassidy, George Henry. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2013 (November 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  19. ^ Delaney, Peter Anthony. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2013 (November 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  20. ^ Diocese of London – Bishop of London installs new Archdeacon of London...
  21. ^ Meara, David Gwynne. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2013 (November 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 21 October 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  22. ^ St Bride's: News – The Retirement of the Venerable David Meara (Accessed 27 September 2014)
  23. ^ [1]
  24. ^ [2]
  25. ^ Anglican Communion News Service – ACO: Episcopal Appointments
  26. ^ Klyberg, Charles John. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2013 (December 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 29 December 2012. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  27. ^ Jacob, William Mungo. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2013 (December 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 29 December 2012. (subscription or UK public library membership required)

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