Geoff Miller (priest)

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Geoffrey Vincent Miller (born 26 January 1956) is a British Church of England priest and former school teacher. He has been the Archdeacon of Northumberland since 2005.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Miller was born on 26 January 1956 in Manchester, England, to Harold and Vera Miller.[2][3] He was educated at Sharston High School, a state school in Sharston, Manchester.[4] He studied at the University of Durham, graduating with a Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree in 1987.[2] He then worked as a teacher until he began training for ordained ministry.[3]

Ordained ministry[edit]

In 1981, Miller entered St John's College, Nottingham, an Anglican theological college to trained for ordained ministry.[5] There, he completed a Diploma in Pastoral Studies (DPS) in 1983.[2] He was ordained in the Church of England as a deacon in 1983 and as a priest in 1984.[5]

After a curacy in Jarrow he was Team Vicar at St Aidan and St Luke, Billingham[6] from 1986 to 1992; Urban Development Officer for the Diocese of Durham from 1991 to 1996; Vicar of St Cuthbert, Darlington[7] from 1996 to 1999; and a Residentiary Canon at St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne from 1995 until his Archdeacon's appointment.


  1. ^ Newcastle Anglican
  2. ^ a b c "MILLER, Ven. Geoffrey Vincent". Who's Who 2016. Oxford University Press. November 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Archdeacon of Northumberland". Archdeacons. Diocese of Newcastle. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  4. ^ ‘MILLER, Ven. Geoffrey Vincent’, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 1 April 2013
  5. ^ a b "Geoffrey Vincent Miller". Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing. Retrieved 26 January 2016.  (subscription required)
  6. ^ Communigate
  7. ^ Church in Darlington
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Peter Elliott
Archdeacon of Northumberland
Succeeded by
Current incumbent