Mark Ashcroft

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Mark David Ashcroft (born Rugby, Warwickshire, 3 September 1954) is the current Archdeacon of Manchester.[1]

He was ordained in 1983. He was Curate at St Margaret, Burnage from 1982 to 1985,;[2] Tutor then Principal of St Paul’s College, Kapsabet from 1986 to 1995; Rector of Christ Church, Harpurhey from 1996 to 2009; Area Dean of North Manchester to 2000 to 2006; and an Honorary Canon of Manchester Cathedral from 2004 to 2009.[3]


  1. ^ Manchester Anglican
  2. ^ Crockfords (London, Church House, 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  3. ^ ‘ASHCROFT, Ven. Mark David’, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 27 June 2013
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Andrew Edgar Ballard
Archdeacon of Manchester
Succeeded by
Current incumbent