Orchard, Stephen Charles
b Derby 1942. Trinity Coll Cambridge (MA, PhD). Ordained in 1968 as a Congregational (later, URC) minister, he pastored churches at Abercarn (Caerphilly, nr Cwmbran), Sutton (Surrey, cf notes for Fred Pratt Green) and Welwyn Garden City; he is a gifted linguist, and after Welwyn he worked in ecumenical posts until becoming Principal of Westminster Coll Cambridge. He is a leading opponent of the extending of alcohol licensing—‘for the sake of the victims’—and has chaired the UK Alliance against alcohol abuse. Nos.582, 689, 888.