Martyn Jarrett

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The Rt Revd
Martyn Jarrett
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of York
Installed 7 October 2000[1]
Predecessor John Gaisford
Successor Glyn Webster
Other posts Bishop of Burnley
Bishop of Beverley
Ordination 1970
Consecration 1994
Personal details
Born (1944-10-25) 25 October 1944 (age 70)
Kingsdown, Bristol
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Spouse Betty
Children 2 daughters
Alma mater King's College London

Martyn William Jarrett SSC, AKC[2] (born 25 October 1944) is an Anglican bishop. He was the Bishop of Beverley in the Church of England from 2000 to 2012.[3]

Jarrett was educated at Cotham Grammar School and King's College London (BD, AKC).[4] He was ordained in 1969[5] and began his ordained ministry with a curacy in Swindon.[6] Following this he held incumbencies in Northolt and then Hillingdon. From 1985 to 1991 he worked for the Advisory Council on Church Ministry and was then vicar of St Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield[7] before his ordination to the episcopate. He was translated to be a provincial episcopal visitor in 2000. He is a keen ornithologist.[8]

It was announced in December 2011 that Jarrett would retire as Bishop of Beverley on 30 September 2012.[9]


  • Martyn Jarrett Esq (1944–1970)
  • The Revd Martyn Jarrett (1970–1994)
  • The Rt Revd Martyn Jarrett (1994—2012)


  1. ^ Bishop of Beverley
  2. ^ Communion
  3. ^ Official announcement
  4. ^ Burkes Peerage
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
  6. ^ Who's Who2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  7. ^ Church website
  8. ^ Debrett's People of Today London,2008 Debrett's, ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
  9. ^ The Church Times, 9 December 2011, p. 6
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Ronald Milner
Bishop of Burnley
Succeeded by
John Goddard
Preceded by
John Gaisford
Bishop of Beverley
Succeeded by
Glyn Webster