Peakland People



Name: Rev Maurice Leicester                                                                                     

Job: Vicar
Theological training:  Westcott House then Ridley Hall Cambridge                  
Personal Profile:

Known to my friends as Mo, I was born: 1942 in Lowestoft. I am married to Maurine who is a trained Nurse. We have three children: Abraham,  Hugo &  Rebekah. Below is a brief resume since I was ordained in Derby in 1973.

Served as Boys Brigade Chaplain 1979-1991

Rector of rural parishes in Peak District 1980-current date

Rector of the Higher Peak 1991-1996

Vicar of Peakland since 2000

Fellow of the Linnaean Society (FLS)

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)

Ph.D Derby University 2002

Qualified Master Beekeeper

Keen Cricketer playing for the village Cricket team and bad but none the less keen sailor and member of the Sailing Club