Who's who


The Warden helps look after the welfare of and care for the residents and supervises the daily running of the almshouses.

Mrs Monica Winnett

Tel:  (01243) 783377  Email: warden@stmarysalmshouses.org.uk

The Warden is supported by a Deputy Warden, Sonia Adams, and a small team of cover Wardens, Julie Huckell and Sarah Bayley, for added support when required.


The Bailiff assists with the security, maintenance and general upkeep of the property and equipment.

Mr Matthew Howard

Tel:  (01243) 836070  Email: bailiff@stmarysalmshouses.org.uk


The Custos, a priest of the Church of England, looks after the pastoral care of the residents and takes daily services in the chapel.

The Reverend Canon Bruce Ruddock

Tel:  07919 092504  Email: custos@stmarysalmshouses.org.uk


Ray Winnett looks after the gardens at St Mary's Hospital and also acts as Assistant Bailiff.

Clerk to the Trustees

The Clerk to the Trustees is in overall charge of the administration, clerical support for the Trustees and oversees finances and property endowments.

Mr David Coulthard

Clerk to the Trustees

Tel:  (01243) 812489 Email:  communar@chichestercathedral.org.uk

General Enquiries/Administration

For general enquiries, including information about the residency application process and to request an application form, please contact:-

Mrs Debbie Atlee

Chapter Secretary

Tel:  (01243) 812491 Email:  chaptersec@chichestercathedral.org.uk