Ian Griggs

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The Rt Revd
Ian Griggs
Bishop of Ludlow
Diocese Diocese of Hereford
In office 1987–1994
Predecessor Mark Wood
Successor John Saxbee
Other posts Honorary assistant bishop in Carlisle (1994–present)
Ordination c. 1984 (deacon); c. 1985 (priest)
Consecration 1987
Personal details
Born (1928-05-17) 17 May 1928 (age 88)
Denomination Anglican
Parents Donald & Agnes
Spouse Patricia Vernon-Browne (m. 1953)
Children 3 sons (1 d.); 3 daughters
Alma mater Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Ian Macdonald Griggs (born 17 May 1928)[1] was the 2nd Anglican Bishop of Ludlow from 1987 until 1994.[2]

Griggs was educated at Brentwood School (Essex) and Trinity Hall, Cambridge before embarking on an ecclesiastical career with a Curacy at St Cuthbert’s, Portsmouth.[3] After incumbencies at Sheffield he was appointed Archdeacon then Bishop of Ludlow.[4]


  1. ^ ‘GRIGGS, Rt Rev. Ian Macdonald’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 5 July 2012
  2. ^ ”Debrett's People of Today 1992” (London, Debrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2)
  3. ^ Church web-site
  4. ^ “Crockford's clerical directory” (Lambeth,Church House ISBN 0-7151-8088-6)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Mark Wood
Bishop of Ludlow
Succeeded by
John Saxbee