archdeaconry


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arch·dea·con·ry

 (ärch-dē′kən-rē)
n. pl. arch·dea·con·ries
1. The rank or office of an archdeacon.
2. The district or residence of an archdeacon.

archdeaconry

(ˈɑːtʃˈdiːkənrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the office, rank, or duties of an archdeacon
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the residence of an archdeacon
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Noun1.archdeaconry - the territorial jurisdiction of an archdeacon
jurisdiction - in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
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Besides this, we know that Barbour received a pension from the King of Scotland, and that he held his archdeaconry until his death; and that is almost all that we know certainly of his life.
As the 12th suffragan Bishop of Grantham, Nicholas will have pastoral oversight of the archdeaconry of Boston, but will also have a diocesewide role of developing and encouraging ordained and lay ministry.
Our church family never stays the same," says Nellie Thomas, the territorial archdeacon for the archdeaconry of Labrador.
The incident happened at the Archdeaconry Estate in Kells at 5.
CLEVELAND also refers to an archdeaconry or subdivision of the Diocese of York, led by the Bishop of Whitby.
It was the exciting variety of work which the archdeaconry of Llandaff seems to encompass," she said.
He was a Life Member of the Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers, and a leading member of the Halifax Archdeaconry Guild of Change Ringers, in which he served a number of terms as chairman.
The first phase of the Canterbury Collection project will see an online version of the parish registers of the historic Archdeaconry of Canterbury, to be published in the coming weeks at findmypast.
Burson, "The Early Fifteenth-Century Clergy in the Archdeaconry of Exeter: Social Origins and Roles," Ph.
He he also has plans to "revive the agriculture program by establishing demonstration gardens at the Parish of Amadi and Lozoh and to train agricultural extension workers in the diocese," and will look for more partners to "revive the church clinic of the seven archdeaconry of Lui diocese.