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Father Daniel French has been the vicar since 2008 and before ordination in 1997 came from a computer science background.  He is married to Frances and they have two children, Nathaniel and Francesca.  We should not forget the mad labrador Rory who may be seen around town taking the vicar for a walk.  


Father Stephen Ball is the assistant priest with special responsibility to All Saints Church Malborough and during the weekday manages the South Sands Hotel. He is married to Susan and they have recently moved back to the local area. He was ordained in 2014 and has a particular interest in Eastern Orthodoxy.


Rev Ruth Frampton was ordained in 2016 and is the curate-in-training. Within the benefice she is the chaplain to the intentional community - St Peters Foundation. Ruth is married to Giles, the chairman of the Diocesan Board of Finance, and they live in Ermington. Ruth has a particular theological interest in intercommunion between different denominations and is currently submitting a Masters thesis on this subject. She acts as the chaplain to St Peter's Foundation, our intentional community.


Debbie Plummer is the churchwarden and part-time administrator since 2016.  She works in the benefice office which is in Salcombe Church and can be contacted from 9am to 1pm, Monday to Friday on 01548 842626 or via email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.