People Page

 Vicar - Revd Simon Newham

Simon came to Brockenhurst in June 2019 after serving in three different parishes in the diocese of Chichester - Horsham, Wisborough Green and Crawley.
  He is married to Gina and they have three children. 
They enjoy walking, travel, motorbiking and extreme ironing!


Revd Alan Graham - Assistant Clergy

Alan came into this Diocese of Winchester in1974 and has served in a number of rural parishes.He is married to Wendy, and they retired to Brockenhurst in 2002. They enjoy the Forest and their garden.

 Revd Canon Diane Webster -  Assistant Clergy

 Diane came to Brockenhurst in 2010 when Diane retired as  Vicar of Burley after 11 years there. She comes originally from Hertfordshire and has three children  and nine grandchildren. Since retiring, she enjoys singing with Voices of the Forest, walking in the forest and gardening.

  Tony Foulger - Licensed Lay Minister

 Tony is retired and has lived in Brockenhurst since 1964 although for some 40 years Tony worked overseas in  developing countries. He is married and has two children.
Tony has been a 'Licensed Lay Minister' in the Church since 1957.

   John Pearson - Licensed Lay Minister     

John has been part of our church community since 2005 and was licensed as a lay minister in 2019. John has one daughter and enjoys playing the flute, sailing, cycling and photography.


Ros Dennison - Church Warden

Originally from Stretford, Manchester she came to the New Forest from Omagh, Northern Ireland where she lived through the 1970s. She has two sons and six grandchildren. Ros was a teacher for 39 years and is now busy with Church activities, singing, chickens and the garden - and visiting family in NY.


                Jeremy Moss - Church Warden

Jeremy together with his wife Sue have been members of our church community since moving to Brockenhurst in 1989.  Their children, Pippa and Sam having grown up in the village have now moved away and early retirement has allowed more time for walking, cycling, sailing and other outdoor activities in the beautiful Forest.  Formerly in the IT industry his skills have come to the fore in the times of the pandemic.


                Sharon Dibden - Parish Administrator

 Sharon is married to Pete and has two grown up children and a granddaughter. She has enjoyed living in the New  Forest for  many years. She has been involved in many local community and fund raising activities over this time. She enjoys the cinema, reading and messing about on the water.


 Lesley Munt - Parish Administrator

Lesley lives in East Boldre, having moved from Brockenhurst, is married to Bill , has three children, four grandchildren and a lively cocker spaniel. She enjoys the outdoor life - sailing, caravanning, gardening and walking but also enjoys indoor hobbies, sewing, knitting, crochet and baking. She is a founder member of the current Mothers' Union branch in Brockenhurst and also the Wednesday Lunch Club and has enjoyed administration work for the church under 4 vicars - she is jokingly known as "Queen of the Rotas".                


Jean Wright - Spotlight Editor 

Jean is married to Alan and has one grown up son and a grandson. She produces the weekly news sheet, called Spotlight.She enjoys walking in the New Forest.