Michael Nuttall

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The Rt Revd
Michael Nuttal
Former Bishop of Natal
Church Anglican
Province Southern Africa
Diocese Natal
In office 2007 – present
Predecessor Philip Russell
Successor Rubin Phillip
Ordination 1965
Consecration 1975
Personal details
Born 3 April 1934
Previous post Bishop of Pretoria

The Rt Rev Michael Nuttall was an eminent Anglican Bishop[1] and author in the last third of the 20th century.

Born on 3 April 1934, he was educated at Maritzburg College, the University of Natal and Rhodes University[2] and ordained in 1965.[3] His first post was as a curate at Grahamstown Cathedral where he was later to return as Dean. In 1975 he was elevated to the Episcopate as Bishop of Pretoria. After seven years he was translated to Natal. He was Bishop of Natal until 2000. He continues to serve the Church in retirement.


Nutall has written and contributed to a number of works including:


Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Oram
Dean of Grahamstown
1975 – 1975
Succeeded by
Godfrey Ashby
Preceded by
Edward Knapp-Fisher
Bishop of Pretoria
1975 – 1982
Succeeded by
Richard Austin Kraft
Preceded by
Philip Russell
Bishop of Natal
1982 – 2000
Succeeded by
Rubin Phillip