Richard David Pratt has been the C of E Archdeacon of West Cumberland since 2009.[1]

Pratt was born in Cheltenham and educated at Ranelagh Grammar School and Lincoln College, Oxford.[2] and ordained in 1984.[3] Following a curacy at All Hallows' Wellingborough he held incumbencies at St Mark's Kingsthorpe and St Benedict's Hunsbury before his appointment as the communications officer for the Diocese of Carlisle in 1997, a position he held until his archdeacon’s appointment.


  1. ^ Diocese of Carlisle web-site Archived 2012-03-09 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Pratt, Ven. Dr Richard David, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 4 December 2012
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory online edition accessed 4 December 2012 13:57
Church of England titles Preceded byColin Hill Archdeacon of Carlisle 2009–present Succeeded byincumbent