Clive Gregory

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The Right Reverend
Clive Gregory
Acting Bishop of Lichfield
area Bishop of Wolverhampton
Diocese Diocese of Lichfield
In office 2007–present (Wolverhampton)
Predecessor Michael Bourke
Ordination 1988
Consecration 19 April 2007, Southwark Cathedral
by Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury[1]
Personal details
Born (1961-11-25) 25 November 1961 (age 54)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Spouse Jenny[2]
Children Jack Gregory and Lola Gregory, />
Alma mater Queens' College, Cambridge

Clive Malcolm Gregory[2] (born 25 November 1961) is the Acting Bishop of Lichfield (since September 2015) and area Bishop of Wolverhampton.[3]

He was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge.[4] Ordained in 1988 he began his career with a curacy at St John the Baptist, Margate was then a senior Chaplain at the University of Warwick,[5] and finally (before his elevation to the episcopate) Team Rector of Coventry East.[6] He was installed as Bishop suffragan of Wolverhampton at Lichfield Cathedral on 5 May 2007.[7] A keen cricketer,[8] Gregory is married to Jenny with whom he has two children, Jack and Lola.[2] In the vacancy following the retirement of Jonathan Gledhill on 30 September 2015, Gregory is also the acting Bishop of Lichfield.[9]



  1. ^ Lichfield Diocese — Archbishop of Canterbury consecrates Wolverhampton's new Bishop
  2. ^ a b c No 10 notification of appointment
  3. ^ Crockfords On-line — accessed 14:49 29 May 2008
  4. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  5. ^ Honorary degree from Warwick
  6. ^ Parish details
  7. ^ Lichfield Diocese — Sporting bishop's divided football loyalties
  8. ^ Scores 103 not out in the 2009 Church Times Cup Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, 2010 p1578 London, John Wisden & Co ISBN 978-1-4081-2466-6
  9. ^ Diocese of Lichfield — the Bishop of Lichfield (Accessed 18 November 2015)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Michael Bourke
Bishop of Wolverhampton