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Who's Who in Huddersfield

Bishop of Huddersfield
In vacancy

Archdeacon Bill Braviner
Archdeacon of Huddersfield

Revd Julie Anderson
Area Dean, Almondbury and Kirkburton

Revd Hugh Baker 
Area Dean, Dewsbury and Birstall Deanery

Revd Mark Umpleby 
Area Dean, Dewsbury and Birstall Deanery

Revd Canon Rachel Firth
Area Dean, Huddersfield

Revd Robb Sutherland
Area Dean, Halifax Deanery and Calder Valley Deanery; Interim Area Dean, Brighouse and Elland Deanery

Christine Bleasdale
PA to Archdeacon of Halifax

Jo Hodgkinson
PA to Area Bishop of Huddersfield


Huddersfield Area Newsletter

Huddersfield Area Newsletter - HEAR - Edition 1 Spring 2023


Huddersfield Area Map

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