RIP - Canon Michael Farrer

Announced on Friday 11 May 2018

We are saddened to report the death of Canon Michael Farrer. 

His funeral will be held on Tuesday 29th May, 2018 at 2.30pm in Ely Cathedral followed by refreshments in the Almonry - all are welcome. 

The family request no flowers - donations in memory of Michael will be given to the Kate Farrer Foundation – see

Michael served this Diocese as Vicar of St Paul’s Cambridge (1978-1992), as Rural Dean of Cambridge (1984-89) and as an Hon Canon of Ely Cathedral (1988-1992).  Michael retired in 1992 at the age of 70 and was appointed Senior Chaplain to Bishop Stephen Sykes – a post he held for three years. 

We give thanks to God for Michael’s ministry in this diocese and hold his family in our prayers.

May he rest in peace and rise in glory.