Archdeacon of Derby

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The acting Archdeacon of Derby is the Revd Canon Peter Walley


You can also contact: Cathy Luffman, PA to the Archdeacons

01332 388676


On 11 March 2021, Bishop Libby announced that the Revd Canon Peter Walley’s appointment as Acting Archdeacon of Derby has been extended until 31st December 2021 as discussions continue about the shape of a longer-term appointment.



Archdeacon Visitations 2021

The 2021 Archdeacon Visitations will be held on:

Chesterfield Archdeaconry
Thu, 15 July - Peak
Tue, 27 July - North East
Thu, 29 July - Hardwick
Thu, 5 Aug   - Carsington

Derby Archdeaconry
Wed, 14 July - Derby City
Mon, 19 July - Mercia
Wed, 21 July - Dove & Derwent
Tue, 10 Aug  - South East

Further details will be sent directly to Churchwardens and Clergy prior to the dates above.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact


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