The Venerable Richard Ormston, Archdeacon of Northampton, has announced that following interview, the Reverend Matthew Robinson, currently Assistant Curate in the parish of St John the Baptist in Sevenoaks, has been offered and has accepted the invitation to become Vicar of King’s Sutton and Newbottle with Charlton. (This appointment is subject to Church of England legal and administrative procedures. A date for Fr Matthew’s Institution and Induction will be announced in due course.)
Fr Matthew joined St John’s, Sevenoaks in July 2015, having trained at St Stephen’s House in Oxford. He was ordained as Deacon there in September 2015. Prior to joining the Church full time, he practised law at the Bar for 18 years. He is married to Caroline and they have one daughter. He likes to spend his spare time walking, and in the summer months he follows Northamptonshire County Cricket Club.