Administrator / DAC – Church of England. Diocese of Leeds.
Publicity Officer – The Society for Church Archaeology
Specialising in the study of York’s parish churches – their ecclesiological and associated histories. Rob received a Merit in the PGDip Parish Church Studies: Heritage, History and Fabric at the University of York in 2019, having previously completed a BA in the History of Art also at York in 2016. He continues to apply his research and presentation skills in support of independently organised walking tours of historic churches in York, alongside a career with the Anglican Diocese of Leeds team. He is Publicity Officer for the Society for Church Archaeology (2021 – ) and as of 2021 a Conference Director for the Ecclesiological Society. Rob is a regular guest speaker at the annual PGDip residential weekend in York for students at the University of York. As a volunteer with the Churches Conservation Trust in York, Rob has contributed his research skills to a variety of interpretation projects and assisted in the delivery of their Northern heritage tours in 2018.
Since 2020, Rob has been working as an independent researcher with Graham White on the James Pigott Pritchett : Yorkshire’s Architect collaborative project.
Rob is site administrator and creator of the @CHURCHCRAWLING Instagram account.