Richard Llewellin

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The Rt Revd
Richard Llewellin
Bishop at Lambeth
Church Church of England
In office 1999–2004
Predecessor Rt Revd Frank Sargeant
Successor Vacant
Other posts Bishop of Dover
Bishop of St Germans
Ordination 1964
Consecration c. 1985
Personal details
Born (1938-09-30) 30 September 1938 (age 75)
Denomination Anglican
Alma mater Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

John Richard Allan Llewellin (born 30 September 1938) is a retired Anglican bishop in the Church of England.[1][2][3][4][5]

Llewellin was educated at Clifton College, Bristol[6] and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1964 and was a curate at Radlett. He was then successively the Vicar of Waltham Cross, the Rector of Harpenden[7] and a canon of Truro Cathedral before being ordained to the episcopate as the suffragan Bishop of St Germans (1985–92).

He later became the suffragan Bishop of Dover (1992–99) and was subsequently appointed Bishop at Lambeth and Chief of Staff to the Archbishop by the then Archbishop of Canterbury, a position he held until 2004. In retirement he was appointed an honorary fellow of Canterbury Christ Church University.[8] He was appointed Chairman of the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals in 2004.[9]


  1. ^ Forward in Faith International — A Reply to the Secretary...
  2. ^ Church Times — Bishop roasts chicken-farming
  3. ^ The Royal Gazette — Patrick White formally made Anglican Bishop
  4. ^ Canterbury Diocese e-bulletin — March 2010
  5. ^ EpiscoVeg — ‘Export of Live Animals’, by the Rt. Rev. Richard Llewellin
  6. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  7. ^ Crockford's clerical directory, London, Church House 1995 ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  8. ^ Fellows of Canterbury Christ Church University
  9. ^ Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals Committee & Officers
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Reginald Fisher
Bishop of St Germans
Succeeded by
Graham James