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Dean of Truro

The Queen approves Roger Charles Bush as Dean of Truro.

The Queen has approved the nomination of the Venerable Roger Charles Bush, BA, Archdeacon of Cornwall, in Truro Diocese, to be appointed to the Deanery of the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Truro, on the resignation of the Very Reverend Christopher George Hardwick, MA, PhD, on 6 October 2011.

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The Venerable Roger Bush (aged 55) studied first at King’s College, London and then at Leeds University. He trained for the ministry at the College of the Resurrection at Mirfield. He served his title at Newbold with Dunston in the diocese of Derby from 1986 to 1990. From 1990 to 1994 he was Team Vicar at Leicester Resurrection in the diocese of Derby. From 1994 to 2004 he was Team Rector at Redruth with Lanner and Treleigh in the diocese of Truro and from 1994 to 2004 he was Rural Dean of Carnmarth North to 1996 to 2003. From 2004 to 2005 he was a Residentiary Canon of Truro Cathedral. He has been since 2006 Archdeacon of Cornwall and a Chapter Canon of Truro Cathedral.

Roger is married to Lois and they have two children.

His interests include reading (theology, history and crime fiction), classical music, singing (tenor in a choir) and the films of Humphrey Bogart.

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