Colin Scott (bishop)

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Colin Scott
Bishop of Hulme
Diocese Diocese of Manchester
In office 1984–1998
Predecessor David Galliford
Successor Stephen Lowe
Other posts Honorary assistant bishop in Leicester (1999–2011)
Ordination c. 1958 (deacon); c. 1959 (priest)
Consecration 1984
Personal details
Born (1933-05-14)14 May 1933
Died 1 April 2014(2014-04-01) (aged 80)[1]
Denomination Anglican
Parents Kenneth & Marion
Spouse Margaret MacKay (m. 1958)
Children 1 son; 2 daughters
Alma mater Queens' College, Cambridge

Colin John Fraser Scott (14 May 1933 – 1 April 2014)[1][2] was the Bishop of Hulme from 1984 until 1998.[3]

Scott was educated at Berkhamsted School and Queens' College, Cambridge (becoming a Cambridge Master of Arts {MA(Cantab)}). After curacies at St Barnabas, Clapham Common[4] and St James, Hatcham [5] he was Vicar of St Mark, Kennington.[6] Following this he was Vice-Chairman of the Southwark Diocesan Pastoral Committee and then (his final appointment before elevation to the Episcopate) Team Rector of Sanderstead.[7] In retirement he served the Church as an Assistant Bishop within the Diocese of Leicester. He was a prominent member of the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship.


  1. ^ a b Diocese of Manchester – Bishop Colin Scott (Accessed 23 April 2014)
  2. ^ ‘SCOTT, Rt Rev. Colin John Fraser’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 10 July 2012
  3. ^ Retirement announced
  4. ^ Church
  5. ^ Crockford's clerical directory, 1995” (Lambeth,Church House ISBN 0-7151-8088-6)
  6. ^ ”Debrett's People of Today 1992” (London, Debrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2)
  7. ^ Work in Southwark
Church of England titles
Preceded by
David Galliford
Bishop of Hulme
Succeeded by
Stephen Lowe