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Canon Derek Buxton. He became a Deacon in 1960 and an Honorary Canon of Leicester Cathedral in 1988. He holds several Chaplaincy positions and was Incumbent of St. Denys with Heather at Ibstock from 1976 until 1987. He subsequently lived at Woodhouse Eaves and officiated at Newtown Linford amongst other Churches.

Preb. John S. T. Woolmer. John is a Prebendary of Wells Cathedral. He became a Deacon in 1971 and as Priest in 1972 he was assistant Chaplain at Winchester College followed by Chaplain at the Bath and West Community NHW Trust. He was incumbent of Shepton Mallet (St. Peter and St. Paul) with Doulting from 1982 until 2002.

He came with his wife Jane to live in Leicestershire in 2002 holding Non-Stipendiary appointments including Minister to Holy Trinity with St. John the Divine in Leicester. At the time of writing (2014) he officiates at Newtown Linford, Mountsorrel and Woodhouse and maybe elsewhere.

Last updated: Sat, 09 May 2015 13:22