Rectors at Gawsworth St, James the Great.

Rector from 2019

Rector from 1999

The Rt Rev Bishop William Alaha Pwaisiho. OBE. Dip Theol

Second Bishop of Malaita, Soloman Is. 1981 - 89.  Honorary Assistant Bishop of Chester. 

Rector from 1986

Kenneth Vincent Povey AKC (Canon)

Formerly Chaplain to Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador to Denmark and the English Church of St Alban, Copenhagen.  Honorary Canon of Chester Cathedral and Proctor in convocation.   Died 2005

Rector from 1978

Rennie Simpson MVO MA

Archdeacon of Macclesfield 1978-1985.  Honorary Chaplain to H.M.The Queen.  Formerly Vice-Dean of Chester. & sometime Priest in Ordinary to H.M.The Queen.  Sacrist of St Paul’s Cathedral, Precentor at Westminster Abbey 1963-74.  Died 1997.

Rector from 1967

Fancis Harry House OBE MA

Archdeacon of Macclesfield. Elected Member of General Synod 1971.

Rector from 1964

Harry Patrick Saunders. MA

Archdeacon of Macclesfield 1965. Died 1967.  Buried at Gawsworth.

Rector from 1953

William Edgar Clarke Lth FSA

Rural Dean of Macclesfield.  Resigned 1964.  Died 1971.

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