David Wilcox (bishop)

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David Wilcox
Bishop of Dorking
Diocese Diocese of Guildford
In office 1986–1995
Predecessor Kenneth Evans
Successor Rt Revd Ian Brackley
Other posts Honorary assistant bishop in Chichester (1995–present)
Ordination 1955
Consecration c. 1986
Personal details
Born (1930-06-29) 29 June 1930 (age 85)
Denomination Anglican
Alma mater St John's College, Oxford

David Peter Wilcox (born 29 June 1930) is a former suffragan Bishop of Dorking.[1]

Wilcox was educated at Northampton Grammar School and St John's College, Oxford.[2]Ordained in 1955 he began his career with a Curacy at St Helier, St Peter (Bishop Andrewes Church)[3] Hammersmith[4] in the Southwark Diocese and was then successively:[5] a Lecturer at Lincoln Theological College; a USPG Missionary in Bangalore; Vicar of Great Gransden; Canon Residentiary of Derby Cathedral and Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon before ascending to the Episcopate - a post he held from 1986 until 1995.[6] In retirement he continues to minister, as an Assistant Bishop within the Diocese of Chichester.


  1. ^ Crockfords On line – accessed 24 May 2008, 11:07
  2. ^ Who’s Who 2008 (London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  3. ^ Parish website
  4. ^ Crockford’s (Ibid)
  5. ^ Debrett’s People of Today: Ed Ellis,P (1992, London, Debtrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2)
  6. ^ Incident during his episcopate