Administrator of the Shrine Alfred Hope Patten 1931-1958 John Colin Stephenson 1958-1968 Charles David Smith 1968-1972 Alan Vincent Carefull 1973-1981 Christopher George Colven 1981-1986 Roy Fellows 1987-1993 Martin Clive Warner 1993-2002 Philip John North 2002-2008 Lindsay Goodall Urwin 2009-2015 Philip Richard Barnes (Interim) 2016-2017* Kevin Smith from 2016* Fr Philip and Fr Kevin worked together for a time in 2016-17
After Fr Patten's death the two offices that he had held together - Administrator of the Shrine and Parish Priest of Walsingham - were separated. He had been Parish Priest from 1921 to 1958. Then followed:
Alan Arthur Roe 1959-1977 John Edgar Barnes 1977-1989 Michael John Rear   1989-1995 Keith Frank Haydon   1995-1999 Norman Banks 2000-2011 Andrew Mark Mitcham 2013-2018 Harri Alan McClelland Williams from 2018 top of page

Office Holders

The Master of the Guardians Alfred Hope Patten 1931-1958 John Colin Stephenson 1958-1973 Arthur John Colin Burke Gill 1973-1982 David Michael Hope 1982-1993 Christopher George Colven 1993-1996 Peter George Cobb 1996-2006 Martin Clive Warner 2006-2016 Philip John North from 2016
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