David Hallatt

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David Hallatt
MA(Oxon) FRGS
Bishop of Shrewsbury
Diocese Diocese of Lichfield
In office 1994–2001 (retired)
Predecessor John Davies
Successor Alan Smith
Other posts Honorary assistant bishop in Salisbury (2011–present); and in Sheffield (2001–2010)
Archdeacon of Halifax (1989–1994)
Orders
Ordination c. 1963 (deacon); c. 1964 (priest)
Consecration 1994
Personal details
Born (1937-07-15) 15 July 1937 (age 79)
Denomination Anglican
Parents John & Edith
Spouse Margaret Smitton (m. 1967)
Children 2 sons
Alma mater University of Southampton

David Marrison Hallatt[1] (born 15 July 1937) is a former area Bishop of Shrewsbury.

Hallatt was educated at Birkenhead School and the University of Southampton.[2] Ordained in 1963 he began his career as curate at St Andrew’s Maghull.[3] After that he was successively the Vicar of Totley, Team Rector of Didsbury and finally (before his elevation to the Episcopate)[4] Archdeacon of Halifax.[2] A keen ornithologist,[2] in retirement he continued to serve the Church as an honorary assistant bishop within Sheffield diocese (2001–2010) and then Salisbury diocese (since 2011).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official notification of resignation
  2. ^ a b c ‘HALLATT, Rt Rev. David Marrison’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 6 July 2012
  3. ^ Details of Parish
  4. ^ Crockford's clerical directory 2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Davies
Anglican Bishop of Shrewsbury
1994–2001
Succeeded by
Alan Smith