Signatories to the open letter –
A Response to the House of Bishops Guidance on Transgender Welcome

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Licensed Clergy

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TitleFirst NameLast NameRole & ParishDiocese
Revd Dr David Torrance Assistant Curate, Highfield Church Winchester
Mr Robert Field Sidesman Worcester
Rev Richard Clark Team Rector Redditch Holy Trinity Worcester
Rev Simon Falshaw priest-in-charge, Christ Church Lye Worcester
Rev Nick Gowers Vicar, Holy Trinity Old Hill Worcester
Rev Barry Unwin Priest in Charge Upton with the Hook, Ripple, Earls Croome with Hill Croome and Strensham, Hanley Castle with Hanley Swan and Wellans Worcester
Revd Dr Christopher Kent Associate Priest, Christ Church the Lye and Stambermill Worcester
Rev David Biggs Curate, Benefice of Thirsk York
Rev Matthew Brailsford Vicar All Saints' North Ferriby York
Rev Mark Carey Vicar. Christ Church Bridlington Network York
Rev Ashley Carter Rector, St Andrew's Kirk Ella and St Luke's Willerby York
Rev James Congreve-Horn York
Rev John Cowan Vicar & Area Dean York
Rev Robert Desics Vicar, St Timothy Hemlington York
Rev Simon Elliott Priest-in-charge, Benefices of Hutton Cranswick and Nafferton York
Rev Mick Fryer Vicar York
Rev Dave Griffith-Jones Rector, Drypool Team York
Rev Peter Hallsworth Associate vicar Clifton York York
Rev John Hanks Assistant Curate, All Saints, North Street, York. York
Rev Jonathan Hill Vicar St Martins & The Transfiguration, Hull York
Rev Ian Kitchen Rector, Derwent Ings benefice York
Rev Jacob Madin Assistant curate York
Rev Fr. Edward Mathias-Jones Vicar, St Hilda of Whitby, Grangetown York
Rev Geoff Mumford Vicar of Copmanthorpe, of Askham Bryan, of Bolton Percy with Colton York
Rev Richard Phillips Vicar York
Rev Matthew Porter Vicar, St Michael le Belfrey, York York
Rev Adam Reed Vicar of Emmanuel Saltburn & St Thomas New Marske York
Rev Jason Reid Vicar, St. James the Apostle, Selby York
Rev Eve Ridgeway Curate, Holy Trinity Church, Hull York
Rev Andrew Robinson priest in charge of Ledsham with Fairburn York
Rev J C Roundtree Vicar of Ingleby Barwick York
Rev Roger Simpson Archbishops Evangelist to the North York
Rev Tessa Stephens Vicar, St Marys Nunthorpe York
Rev John Telford Associate Minister, Anlaby Churches York
Rev Steve Wilcox Vicar, Anlaby Churches York
Revd Dr David Spence Associate Minister, Kirk Ella and Willerby York

Clergy with PTO

TitleFirst NameLast NameRole & ParishDiocese
Rev Steven Abram Poitou Charantes Europe
Revd Dr Glyn Ackerley Retired St Mary Rushden Peterborough
Other (add in First Name) Canon Michael Adams Retired : East Dean Chichester
Rev David Addington PTO Downham Market Ely
Rev John Alderman HC Warwick Team Coventry
Rev Steve Allen Retired, previously Director of Diocesan School of Ministry Leeds
Revd Dr Brian Ardill St Andrew's, Cullompton Exeter
Rev Christopher Ash Holy Sepulchre with All Saints Ely
Rev keith Ashworth All Saints, Anchorsholme Blackburn
Rev Anthony Baker Retired Holy Trinity Eastbourne East Sussex Chichester
Rev Bernard Baker PTO Cornerstone Team Leicester
Rev Roy Ball associate minister Castle Church Stafford Lichfield
Rev Vernon Ball St Paul's, Banbury (retired) Oxford
Other (add in First Name) Revd Canon David Banting retired Chelmsford
Rt Revd kenneth barham Hon Assistant Bishop Chichester
Rev Jean Barton PTO - St Matthew's & All Saints', Harwell Oxford
Rev Oliver Bayley Retired help, Bitterne Winchester
Rt Revd Colin Bazley Hon. Asst, Bishop, St. Andrew’s, Bebington Chester
Rev Stephen Bazlinton NSM Chelmsford
Rev Andrew Beeston Newcastle
Rev Ian Bentley Associate Minister St David's Moreton-in-Marsh Gloucester
Mr Nigel Beynon St Barnabas Dalston London
Rev Laurence Biggs PTO Carlisle
Rev Alan Bing Rector of Ulverston Carlisle
Rev Stephen Boon St John's Tunbridge Wells Rochester
Revd Dr Gerald Bray Retired Ely
Rev Barry Brewer Exeter
Rev Robert Brewis Associate Minister Christ Church Chadderton Manchester
Rev John Briggs Retired. Poynton St George Chester
Rev Corinne Brixton PTO Winchester
Rev Peter Brown Christchurch Ramsgate Canterbury
Rev Rachel Browning Associate Minister, Christ Church Cambridge Ely
Ven David Butterfield PTO - Holy Trinity Ripon Leeds
Rev Daniel Button Gloucester
Rev John Byrne PTO Portsmouth
Rev Roger Campbell Retired Clergy Carlisle
Rev Tony Cannon Retired. Hailsham Parish church Chichester
Rev John Carr Retired Chelmsford
Rev Robert Carter Associate Minister Pennfields Parish Lichfield
Rev Jill Cheverton Associate Minister St James, Selby York
Rev George Cobb Retired Minister St Albans
Rev Evan Cockshaw London
Rev John Coles Retired London
Ven Roger Combes Chichester
Rev Fane Conant Evangelist Church Stretton Hereford
Rev david corfe retired Winchester
Rev Don Cormack St Mark's, Bexhill-on-Sea Chichester
Other (add in First Name) Canon Andrew Cornes General Synod Member, All Souls Eastbourne Chichester
Other (add in First Name) Graham Cotter Retired from St. Andrew, Buckland Monachorum Exeter
Revd Dr John Courtie Retired Assistant Exeter

Readers and Ordinands

TitleFirst NameLast NameRole & ParishDiocese
Mr Timothy Armstrong Ordinand Southwark
Mrs Joyce Ashton Reader stjames chorley Blackburn
Mr Nick Ashton Exeter
Mr Matthew Austen Ordinand, St Stephen’s House, Oxford Chelmsford
Other (add in First Name) Luke Aylen Ordinand, All Souls Eastbourne Chichester
Mr Rory Balfour Ordinand Durham
Dr Christopher Bartley Liverpool
Mr Barry Bates PCC Member Broadwater Parish Church (St Mary) Chichester
Miss Judith Battersby Chester
Mr Angus Beattie St Barnabas Northolt Park London
Mr Andrew Bellis Ordinand Chelmsford
Mr Ian Bensted LLM, Kingston, Fyfield & Tubney Benefice Oxford
Mr John [email protected] LLM at Canford Magna Parish Salisbury
Mr Jordan Betts Sheffield
Mr Christopher Bevis LLM with PTO, St John's Woking Guildford
Rev Peter Birnie Assistant Minister York
Dr Eddie Boyes St Bartholomew's, Roby Liverpool
Mr Duncan Brisk ordinand Chelmsford
Mr Martin Bristow Reader St Lukes , Blakenhall Wolverhampton Lichfield
Other (add in First Name) Captain David Brown Reader, St Mary's Colton Lichfield
Dr Paul Buckingham Reader, St John's Corby Peterborough
Mrs Lynda Buckley Reader, St Michael & St Barnabas, Devonport Exeter
Mr Jeremy Burdett Reader St. Mary's Newick Chichester
Mr Charlie Butler Ordinand, Christ Church Cockfosters Ely
Mr David Cansdale Reader Christ Church Chorleywood St Albans
Miss Rosemary Capon St Mary the Virgin, Eardisland Hereford
Mr DAVID CARPENTER Licensed Lay Minister (Reader) St Lawrence's Darlaston Lichfield
Mr Arthur Carter Reader. High Halstow & Allhallows Rochester
Mr David Casey Reader Christ Church Huntingdon Ely
Mr Joseph Champneys Reader, All Saints Brenchley Rochester
Miss Simona Chang London
Other (add in First Name) Canon Nigel Chetwood Reader at Holy Trinity Tewkesbury Gloucester
Mr Ian Chidlow Ordinand Chester
Dr David Child Reader StGermain Birmingham
Mr John Clark Deanery Lay Chair Lichfield
Mr Paul Clarke Reader Woolpit with Drinkstone St Edmundsbury & Ipswich
Mr Benjamin Clarke Ordinand, Oak Hill College Chelmsford
Mr Malcolm Colmer All Saints Childwall, Liverpool Liverpool
Mr Rob Cook Reader, St. Michael Stanwix Carlisle
Mr Mark Cooper Ordinand, St Mellitus College Liverpool
Mr John Cooper Christ Church, Nth Finchley London
Mrs Jean Corfield LLM Chesham Oxford
Mrs Jane Cornish reader. Parish of St Matthew Triangle and All Saints Ipswich St Edmundsbury & Ipswich
Mr Alan Cossey Licensed Lay Minister, Mattishall and Tudd Valley Norwich
Mr Andrew Cowan Ordinand London
Mr Tim Cox Vice Chair, House of Laity, Blackburn Diocesan Synod. Worship at St Stephen's, Preston Blackburn
Mr Richard Criddle Ordinand Manchester
Mr Garry Critchley Reader All Saints Childwall Liverpool
Mr Adam Curtis Rochester
Mr Paul Davies Ordinand London

Lay Officer Holders

TitleFirst NameLast NameRole & ParishDiocese
Miss Judith Acheson PCC member All Saints Crowborough Chichester
Mr Tim Adams 6.30 Congregation Minister, St Mary's Maidenhead Oxford
Rev Ramzi Adcock Executive Minister, Jesmond Parish Church Newcastle
Mr James Addison Vision Champion - parish of Padiham with Hapton and Padiham Green Blackburn
Mrs Kayra Akpinar Warden, Church of the Resurrection-Pera, İstanbul Europe
Mr David Alexander PCC Member All Saints Crowborough Chichester
Mr Mark Alexander Ministry Assistant Exeter
Mr Joshua Ananda-Rajan Associate Youth and Children's Worker London
Mr Jeremy Anderson Churchwarden, St Helen Bishopsgate London
Mr Rory Anderson Churchwarden, St Helen Bishopsgate. Lay Chair, City Deanery London
Mr Michael Andrews Member, Enfield Deanery Synod; Director of Music, Christ Church Cockfosters London
Other (add in First Name) Colonel Edward Armitstead PCC Member St John's with Kingston Pitney, Yeovil Bath and Wells
Mr Jonathan Arnold Senior Staff Worker, All Souls Eastbourne Chichester
Mrs Carolyn Ash PCC member, StAG, Cambridge Ely
Mr Stephen Baldock Lay Worship Leader, Portway & Danebury Team Ministry Winchester
Mr Darren Barker Churchwarden, Hampstead London
Mr David Barlow Intern at St Nics Southwell & Nottingham
Dr Tessa Barton PCC Member Exeter
Mr Nicholas Batt Family, Youth and Children's Minister Rochester
Dr William Belcher Member of General Synod Gloucester
Dr Andrew Bell Churchwarden St James Gerrards Cross and General Synod member Oxford
Mr Nicholas Bennett Churchwarden, Shepton Mallet Bath and Wells
Mr Michael Bennett PCC Lay Chair Necton Norwich
Mr Timothy Benstead Churchwarden St John Newland York
Mr Christopher Berkeley Churchwarden, Emmanuel Church Wimbledon Southwark
Mr Clive Berry LLM and Curchwarden, Hanborough Oxford
Ms Linda Biscomb PCC member St Andrews Ashton-on Ribble Blackburn
Miss Hannah Blake Women's and Children's Worker, St Nicholas Sevenoaks Rochester
Mr Luke Blakeley Youth Pastor, Cheadle St Marys Chester
Mr Barry Clive Blakesley PCC Great Yarmouth Norwich
Mr Paul Board PCC member, East Dean, Alfriston, Jevington Chichester
Mrs Shelley Bowdery Special Services Coordinator. St Mary & St Nicholas Church Compton, Berkshire Oxford
Mrs Jean Bowring Diocesan,Deanery and P.C.C.Tonbridge Parish Rochester
Mr Paul Boyd-Lee Lay General Synod, Sherborne Salisbury
Mrs Joy Brading St Andrews Church Oakington Ely
Mr Clive Bradley Churchwarden St James and St Paul’s Lichfield
Mr Thomas Brewster Youth Minister, Normanton-by-Derby Derby
Miss Eleanor Brindle Youth Minister, Mission Ipswich East St Edmundsbury & Ipswich
Mrs Emma Brinton PCC Member, Winklebury and Worting Winchester
Other (add in First Name) Canon Leslie Brock Leader Chelmsford
Mr David Brock Church Warden, All Saints, Little Shelford Ely
Mrs Rebecca Brookes Parish Assistant, St. Giles' Derby Derby
Mr Stuart Brooks Churchwarden. St Paul, Harold Hill Chelmsford
Mr Nathan Brown Treasurer, Christ Church Huntingdon Ely
Mr Henry Brown PCC member All Souls Eastbourne Chichester
Mr Martin Brown Church Warden Peterborough
Mr Andrew Brown Churchwarden, St John's Felbridge Southwark
Mr Richard Brown Lay Reader, St Michael and All Angles, Westcliff Chelmsford
Mr Timothy Browne Church Warden, St Philip and St Jacob with Emmanuel Bristol
Mr Christopher Bruce Children's and Youth Minister - Emmanuel Tolworth Southwark

Lay members of C of E

TitleFirst NameLast NameRole & ParishDiocese
Mrs Petra Abbott PCC Member - Exeter Exeter
Mr Martin Adams Communicant, St Mary’s Bletchley Peterborough
Mr Simon Adcock London
Dr Susan Addison Jesmond Newcastle
Mr Aldemir Akpinar Pera Resurrection Church Europe
Dr Rebecca Akroyd Chichester
Mr David Akroyd London
Dr Ugochukwu Akuwudike PCC member, Holy Sepulchre Cambridge Ely
Mrs Ruth Alcazar’s Chester
Dr Katie Alcock Lay Member, St Luke's, Skerton Blackburn
Mrs Sharon Alexander PCC member-Bovey Tracey Exeter
Mrs Claire Alldritt Lay member, St Thomas Oakwood London
Miss Catherine Allen Music Minister, All Saints, Crowborough Chichester
Mrs Heather Allen Chichester
Mrs Katrina Allsop-Jones Cleaner, Risley Derby
Mr Keith Alsop Lay Member, Winklebury & Worting. Former member, General Synod; former member, lay vice-president and chairman of the house of laity, London Diocesan Synod Winchester
Miss Helen Alsop Emmanuel Church Northwood, London
Mrs Jo Amey St John with St Michael Winchester
Mrs Rachel Anderson St. Helen's Bishopsgate, Children's Work London
Mrs Jenny Anderson Bible study leader, St Helen Bishopsgate London
Mrs Gillian Andrews Bath and Wells
Mrs Suzy Andrews Lichfield
Mrs Kate Andreyev St Peter's Stapenhill Derby
Mr Thomas Archdale Southwark
Mrs Rachel Argent-Belcher Chester
Mr John Arkell Retired Associate Minister. Holy Trinity, Exeter Exeter
Mrs Caroline Armitstead Lay. St John's with Kingston Pitney, Yeovil Bath and Wells
Mrs Jill Armstead Parishioner, St Mary’s Barnham Chichester
Mrs Catherine Armstrong castle church parish Lichfield
Mrs Suzi Arnold Church member, Hove Chichester
Mrs Christine Arnsby PCC member Birmingham
Mrs Katie Ash Chaplain’s wife, Cheltenham Gloucester
Mr Paul Ashworth Youth leader Southwark
Mrs Margaret Ashworth St Michael Keaton Belfrey york York
Mr Prof Allan Ashworth Lay York
Mrs Tiffany Atkins Member of St George’s Chesterton Ely
Mr Steve Atkinson Warden, Christ Church, Chadderton Manchester
Mrs Julia Attwell Frimley Green and Mytchett Guildford
Mr David Austen Lay person, St Leonard's, Exeter Exeter
Mr Kingsley Austin PCC: All Saints, Childwall Liverpool
Mrs Alison Bailey-Castellina Church member, St Mark's Tunbridge Wells Rochester
Mrs Jane Baker Member, St Thomas' Kidsgrove Lichfield
Mrs Dawn Baker Church member of St Simon & St Jude; East Dean & Friston Chichester
Mr Chris Balaam Treasurer Chelmsford
Miss Kate Balagtey Chelmsford
Miss Anne Balchin Otley Leeds
Dr Janet Baldock PCC Over Wallop Winchester
Mrs Sue Baldwin Chichester
Mrs Amanda Ball Peterborough
Mr Graham Ball Welcomer at Christ Church Downend Bristol