|The Right Reverend
|Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon|
|Church||Church of England|
|Other posts||Bishop of Repton (2007-2015)|
|Consecration||1 May 2007|
|Born||17 September 1960|
|Alma mater||Christ Church, Oxford|
Humphrey Ivo John Southern (born 17 September 1960) is an Anglican bishop. From 2007 to 2015, he was Bishop of Repton, a suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Derby. Since April 2015, he has been Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon, an Anglican theological college.
Southern was born on 17 September 1960. He was educated at Harrow School, an all-boys public school in London, England. He studied history at Christ Church, Oxford and graduated from the University of Oxford with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in 1982. After a period of study at Ripon College Cuddesdon he was ordained in 1987.
His career began with curacies at St Margaret's, Rainham (1986–1990) and St Mary’s Walton-on-the-Hill (1990–1992). After these, he was Vicar of Hale (1992–1996), then Team Rector of the same (1996–1999) and also of Badshot Lea (1997–1999). At the same time he was Ecumenical Officer for the Diocese of Guildford (1992–1999). He was then Team Rector of Tisbury (1999–2001) and of the Nadder Valley Team Ministry (2001–2007), both in the Diocese of Salisbury. He was also Rural Dean of Chalke (2000–2007) and an Honorary Canon and Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral (2006–2007).
Southern was consecrated a bishop on 31 May 2007 and installed as Bishop of Repton on 9 June 2007. On 18 November 2014, it was announced that he would succeed Martyn Percy as Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon. He took up the appointment on 1 April 2015.
Marriage and adult life
- Humphrey Southern Esq (1960–1987)
- The Revd Humphrey Southern (1987–2006)
- The Revd Canon Humphrey Southern (2006–2007)
- The Rt Revd Humphrey Southern (2007—)
- Anglican Communion
- Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
- "A new era for Cuddesdon". Diocese of Oxford. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
- "Southern H I J". Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing. Retrieved 1 May 2015. (subscription required)[dead link]
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
- Church details
- Genuki details
- Official notification of appointment
- Salisbury Diocesan Synod — Minutes, 17 February 2007
- "Appointment of new Principal". 18 November 2014.
- Debrett's People of Today London, 2008 Debrett's, ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Repton
2007 to 2015
|Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon
2015 to present