A Diocesan Registrar is the Bishop's legal secretary and adviser to the Bishop and the Diocesan Office.  Registrars are usually solicitors.

Our Registrar is Mrs Jane Lowdon:

Carlisle Diocesan Registry
The Cube,  Barrack Rd,  Newcastle upon Tyne  NE4 6DB
0191 226 7827



A Diocesan Chancellor has the status of a Judge.  The Chancellor is the person who, having taken advice from the Diocesan Advisory Committee, decides on and grants Faculties.  

Our Chancellor is Mr Geoffrey Tattersall, QC.  He is also the Judge of Appeal in the Isle of Man, and Chairman of the Clergy Disciplinary Tribunals