Search

Former parish priest honoured by Queen

PUBLISHED: 09:40 16 June 2009 | UPDATED: 14:11 03 July 2010

A FORMER vicar of Wroxham has been made an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours.

The Very Rev Henry Stapleton, who was Dean of Carlisle until he retired 10 years ago, was given the honour for services to the Church of England.

A FORMER vicar of Wroxham has been made an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours.

The Very Rev Henry Stapleton, who was Dean of Carlisle until he retired 10 years ago, was given the honour for services to the Church of England.

He and his wife Mary (nee Sapwell), who is from Norfolk and whose father was a Canon of Norwich Cathedral, spent more than five years as vicar at Wroxham and other neighbouring churches from 1975 - 1981.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Great Yarmouth Mercury