Derek Goodrich

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The Very Reverend Derek Hugh Goodrich was the Dean of St George's Cathedral, Georgetown, Guyana from 1984[1] in the last decades of the 20th century.[2] Born in 1927 and educated at Selwyn College, Cambridge, he was ordained in 1975 after a period of study at St Stephen's House, Oxford. He began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at St Andrew and St Francis Willesden Green[3] before being appointed Vicar of Port Mourant, Guyana in 1967. From here he became Rural Dean of Berbice, then Archdeacon of Demerara before being elected to the Deanery of the Diocese[4] in 1984. A noted historian,[5] he resigned in 1993 and retired to Lingfield, Surrey.[6]


Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
James Orlando Clement
Deans of St George's Cathedral, Georgetown
1983 –1994
Succeeded by
Oswald Fitz Burnell Trellis