Our Archdeacons

The Diocese is split into a number of geographical areas to help parishes and priests. Archdeacons assist bishops, and each is responsible for an area known as an Archdeaconry. There are four in Lichfield Diocese.

The dates, times and locations of the Archdeacons' Visitations in 2018 can be found here.

The Archdeacon of Salop

The Ven Paul Thomas

Tel: 01902 372622

The Archdeacon's Office,
The Vicarage, Tong, Shifnal, TF11 8PW.

Personal Assistant Mrs Lucy Thomas

The Archdeacon of Stoke

The Ven Matthew Parker

Tel: 01782 663066

The Archdeacon's House, 39 The Brackens, Clayton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 4JL.

Personal Assistant Miss Lucinda Wray-Wear

The Archdeacon of Lichfield

The Ven Simon Baker

Tel: 01543 306145 (office hours)
or 01543 262492 (out-of-hours and emergencies)

The Archdeacon's office, St Mary's House, The Close, Lichfield, WS13 7LD.

Personal Assistant Mr Giles Standing

The Archdeacon of Walsall

The Ven Dr Sue Weller

Tel: 01922 707861    Mobile: 07583 119740

The Small Street Centre, 1a Small Street, Walsall, WS1 3PR.

Personal Assistant Mr Dave Blake