Alan Chesters Religious Leader
Alan David Chesters CBE (born 26 August 1937) was the Bishop of Blackburn from 1989 to 2003. Chesters is the son of Herbert and Catherine Chesters, of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He was educated at Elland Grammar School, St Chad's College, Durham (BA 1959), St Catherine's Society, Oxford (BA 1961, MA(Oxon) 1965) and St Stephen's House, Oxford (1959–62). He was ordained deacon in 1962, priest in 1963 and bishop in 1989. Chesters served as assistant curate of St Anne's Wandsworth from 1962 to 1965. He then became chaplain of Tiffin School (1966–72), a post that he soon combined with that of honorary assistant curate of St Richard's Ham (1967–72). Returning to the north of England, where he was to spend the rest of his ministry, he became director of education for the Diocese of Durham and rector of Brancepeth (1972–85). He was an honorary canon of Durham Cathedral from 1975 until 1984. In 1985 he was appointed Archdeacon of Halifax in the Diocese of Wakefield. In 1989, The Queen appointed him Bishop of Blackburn on the advice of the Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. He took his seat in the House of Lords in 1995.
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1. St Catherine's College, Oxford Colleges/University
St Catherine's College, often called Catz, is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. Its motto is Nova et Vetera ("the new and the old"). As of 2006, the college had an estimated financial endowment of £53m.
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2. St Stephen's House, Oxford Colleges/University
St Stephen’s House, Oxford (popularly known as "Staggers"), is an Anglican theological college and one of six religious Permanent Private Halls of the University of Oxford, England. From its mission statement the House asserts it offers "formation, education, and training for a variety of qualifications and ministries rooted in the catholic tradition, helping the church give faithful witness to Christ in contemporary society" as well as an exceptional education in a "context encouraging disciplined study, academic research and personal reflection centered in prayer and worship".
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3. Durham University Colleges/University
The University of Durham, commonly known as Durham University, is a public research university in Durham, England. It was founded by Act of Parliament in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837. It was one of the first universities to open in England for more than 600 years and has a claim towards being the third oldest university in England.
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2012. 61.8 mil. £
2010. 57.8 mil. £
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