Torrington rector to retire

TORRINGTON will say farewell on Sunday, April 18, to long serving Rector, the Reverend Jeremy Hummerstone. A festival evensong at St Michael s parish church at 7pm will be followed by a buffet and presentation to mark the retirement of Mr Hummerstone afte

TORRINGTON will say farewell on Sunday, April 18, to long serving Rector, the Reverend Jeremy Hummerstone.

A festival evensong at St Michael's parish church at 7pm will be followed by a buffet and presentation to mark the retirement of Mr Hummerstone after 30 years as Rector of Great Torrington, Little Torrington, Taddiport and Frithelstock.

Originally from Canterbury, he served in the Diocese of Salisbury and in Yorkshire before coming to Torrington.

Mr Hummerstone, 70, and his wife Clarissa will be moving away from the area and going up north.


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Anyone wishing to make a donation to a gift collection is asked to contact Mrs C Foster at 44 Holwill Drive, Great Torrington, or the churchwarden.

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