The Revd. Prebendary Gerald Gardiner BD
Gerald trained as a teacher and taught Mathematics in Carlisle before training for ordination in London. He served a curacy in Beckenham and a second curacy leading a daughter church congregation in “the other” Cheadle in Cheshire.
He was then Rector of Swynnerton and Tittensor for six years before moving to be Vicar of the Westlands in Newcastle-under-Lyme for 25 years. For 15 of those years he was Rural Dean of Newcastle. He retired from full-time ministry almost ten years ago but still much enjoys working with local churches in North Staffordshire …and the Hebrides ! He also enjoys walking, reading and cooking and his five grandchildren.