Archdeacon of Westminster

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The Archdeacon of Westminster is a senior ecclesiastical officer within Chapter of the Royal Peculiar of Westminster Abbey in London. The post entails overseeing relationships with the twenty-four parishes of which the Dean and Chapter are patrons, and being responsible for the pastoral care of the staff and volunteers of the Abbey.[1]

The post is currently held by David Stanton, Sub-Dean and Canon Treasurer of the Abbey, who took up the position in 2018. The role of archdeacon has previously been held with other chapter roles, including Canon Steward, Speaker's Chaplain and Canon Theologian.

List of archdeacons[edit]

Charles Wellington Furse

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tremlett was appointed Sub-Dean and Archdeacon between 6 July[13] and 3 August 2014.[14]

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  14. ^ Sermons given – 3 August 2014 (Accessed 18 August 2014)
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