Revd Paul Taylor – Vicar 


Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

I have been the vicar of Brailsford Benefice since the summer of 2007. Prior to then I was the vicar at St Peters Church of Derby for 10 years.
I am married to Janet and we have two daughters. My interests include Classic cars, walking and badminton.
2014 was my anniversary of 25 years in full time Ministry.

To contact Paul, email


Vanessa Kuzniar – Arts Coordinator


Vanessa Kuzniar is our Arts Coordinator within the Benefice. She works closely with the clergy staff providing art pieces for church services and the local schools to communicate a spiritual truth or gospel message. She also inspires others in their own artwork and spirituality especially when working in schools.

Church Office:

Mr Paul Smith                       email


Ray Jones

Ray Jones     01335 360319

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson  01335 360247

Brailsford: Simon Thompson, Ray Jones ( as above)

Edlaston: Kevin Needham 01335 324142, Chris Morrison 01335 300819

Osmaston: Gerald Parker 01335 300387, Jennifer Swabey 01335 348855

Shirley: Philip Beetham 01335 361050, Tony Taylor

Yeaveley: Jeremy Haynes 01335 330470, Betty Harrison 01335 330531

Brailsford Bell Ringers

Chris Booth

Chris Booth