Everyone at Sherborne Abbey

Team Rector

Team Rector & Surrogate
The Reverend Canon Eric Woods DL

Team Vicars

Team Vicar & Chaplain to St Mary Magdalene, Castleton
The Reverend Jane Craw
Team Vicar & Chaplain to St James the Great, Longburton
The Reverend Lesley McCreadie
Team Vicar & Chaplain to St Paul’s Church
The Reverend Jono Tregale

Associate Priests and Assistant Curates

Associate Priest and Chaplain to St Martin of Tours, Lillington
The Reverend Hugh Bonsey
Head of Chaplaincy and Bereavement Services at Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
The Reverend Ron Martin
Chaplain of the Gryphon School
The Reverend Diane Tregale
Assistant Curate
The Reverend Guntars Reboks

Other Clergy

Honorary Assistant Priests

The Revd Canon Tim Biles
The Revd Canon William Cave-Browne-Cave
The Revd Derek Cottrill
The Revd Robert Green
The Revd Christopher Huitson
The Revd David Marl
The Revd Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes
The Revd Nelva Moss
The Revd Brenda Phillips
The Revd John Walton

Licensed Lay Ministers

Mr Mark Greenstock
Mr Mike Nurton
Mrs Claire Ridgeway
Dr Huw Ridgeway
Mrs Linda Rowe


Head Verger
Mr Duncan Withers
Verger (Abbey and School)
Dr Chris Hamon
Verger (Castleton and Abbey)
Mr Mark Prideaux
Verger (Abbey and Hall)
Mr Graham Winter

Music Department

Director of Music
Mr Paul Ellis, Mus.B, GRNCM, ARCO
Assistant Organist
Honorary Assistant Organist
Mr Harold Jackson, GBSM (Hons), LRAM, LTCL
Organist Emeritus
Mr Julian Dams MA ARCO
Concerts Administrator
Ms Rachel Greaves, BA

Parish Office Staff

Parish Secretary
Mrs Linda Woods

Office hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 12.30pm and 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Assistant Secretary
Mrs Emma Woods

Office hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 12.30pm

The Abbey Shop

Sherborne Abbey Shop (Manager)
Mr Philip Prout

Opening hours
Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm

The Church Hall

Digby Memorial Hall (Manager)
Mr Philip Prout

Insight Programme Coordinator

Insight Programme Coordinator
Jon Riding MPhil

Education Officer

Education Officer
The Reverend Lesley McCreadie

Safeguarding Officers

Safeguarding Officers
Mr David and Mrs Lyn Rayner



General Enquiries
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