Diocese of Carlisle


All three Archdeacons are also Strategic Development Officers for the God for All vision and strategy.

Interim Archdeacon of Carlisle

The Ven Penny Driver

T: 07780 318818
E: archdeacon.north@carlislediocese.org.uk

The Rev Ruth Newton has been appointed the new Archdeacon of Carlisle and will start in post in August.

Archdeacon of West Cumberland

The Ven Stewart Fyfe

P: Holme Cultram Vicarage, Abbeytown, Wigton, CA7 4SP. 
T: 07552 428772
E: archdeacon.west@carlislediocese.org.uk

Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness

The Ven Vernon Ross

P: The Vicarage, Windermere Road, Lindale in Cartmel, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6LB.
T: 015395 34717
E: archdeacon.south@carlislediocese.org.uk

Personal Assistant to the Archdeacons

Philip Brunskill
Philip is Secretary to the Archdeacons of Westmorland and Furness, and West Cumberland. He manages the Archdeacons' offices and his responsibilities include managing the Archdeacons diaries and arranging meetings, acting as first port of call for enquiries, and planning the Archdeacons' triannual Visitation and Appraisal programme.

T: 01768 807772/07780 726042
E: philip.brunskill@carlislediocese.org.uk