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College of Canons

College of Canons

The College of Canons is composed of Honorary, Lay and Provincial Canons appointed by the Archbishop and it supports the life of the Cathedral in many different ways.

The College of Canons Members:


  • The Very Reverend Dr Robert Willis, Dean
  • Air Marshal Christopher Nickols CB, CBE, DL, Receiver General
  • The Reverend Canon Tim Naish
  • The Reverend Canon Dr Emma Pennington
  • The Ven Jo Kelly-Moore, Canterbury
  • Mr William Pettit
  • Mrs Janice Reid
  • Mrs Caroline Spencer


  • The Right Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Dover
  • The Right Reverend Jonathan Goodall, Ebbsfleet
  • The Right Reverend Norman Banks, Richborough


  • The Ven Stephen Taylor, Maidstone
  • The Ven Darren Miller, Ashford

Honorary Canons

  • The Reverend Steve Coneys
  • The Reverend John Corbyn
  • The Reverend Patrick Ellisdon
  • The Reverend Robin Gill
  • The Reverend Lindsay Hammond
  • The Reverend Arthur Houston
  • The Reverend Stephen Lillicrap
  • The Reverend John Rees
  • The Reverend Mark Roberts
  • The Reverend David Roper
  • The Reverend Andrew Sewell
  • The Reverend Joss Walker
  • The Reverend Barney de Berry
  • The Reverend Seth Cooper
  • The Reverend Peter Ingrams

Honorary Lay Canons

  • Mr Raymond Harris
  • Mrs Val Wallis
  • Mr Julian Hills
  • Mrs Rosemary Walters
  • Mr Peter Roberts
  • Mr Neville Emslie
  • Mr Quentin Roper
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