John Dennis (bishop)
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|Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich|
|Diocese||Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich|
|Other posts||Honorary assistant bishop in Winchester (1996–present)
Bishop of Knaresborough
|Born||19 June 1931|
|Alma mater||St Catharine's College, Cambridge|
John Dennis (born 19 June 1931) is a retired Anglican bishop and former Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. He is currently an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Winchester. He has two sons, the elder of whom is British Ambassador in Angola and the younger is actor and comedian Hugh Dennis.
After curacies in Armley and Kettering he was appointed vicar of the Isle of Dogs in 1962, transferring to Mill Hill in 1971. After appointment as a prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral, London in 1977, he became the Bishop of Knaresborough in 1979, and then the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich in 1986. He retired to Winchester in 1996.
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