Norman Banks (bishop)

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Norman Banks
Bishop of Richborough
Church Church of England
Province Province of Canterbury
Installed TBA
Other posts Vicar of Walsingham (2000–2011)
Ordination 1983
Consecration 16 June 2011[1]
Personal details
Born (1954-04-04) 4 April 1954 (age 60)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Alma mater Oriel College, Oxford

Norman Banks SSC (born 4 April 1954)[2] is an Anglican bishop, an Honorary Chaplain to the Queen and the current Bishop of Richborough.[3]

Banks studied at Oriel College, Oxford[2] before then studying for ordination at St Stephen's House, Oxford.[4] He was an assistant curate at Christ Church and St Ann's, Newcastle[5] from 1982 to 1987 and priest in charge until 1990. He was Vicar of St Paul's Whitley Bay[6] from 1990 until 2000. Latterly he was Vicar of Walsingham until his appointment as the third Bishop of Richborough.[7]

Banks was consecrated as a bishop at Southwark Cathedral on 16 June 2011.[1]


Church of England titles
Preceded by
Keith Newton
Bishop of Richborough