Archdeacon of Lancaster

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The Archdeacon of Lancaster is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Blackburn. Originally created in the Diocese of Manchester it became part of the new Diocese of Blackburn in 1926.

As Archdeacon he or she is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy [1] within the seven area deaneries: Blackpool, Garstang, Kirkham, Lancaster & Morecambe, Poulton, Preston and Tunstall.

The post was created, simultaneously with Manchester diocese, on 1 September 1847[2] but remained unfilled until 1870 and is currently held by Michael Everitt.

List of archdeacons[edit]

The archdeaconry was transferred from the diocese of Manchester to the newly created diocese of Blackburn by Order-in-Council on 12 November 1926.[10]

References[edit]

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  20. ^ Ballard, Ven. Peter James. Who's Who 2013 (December 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  21. ^ Everitt, Ven. Michael John. Who's Who 2013 (December 2012 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 30 August 2013.