John Crook (bishop)

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John Michael Crook was Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness from 1999 to 2006.[1]

Crook was born on 11 June 1940 and educated at Dame Allan's School, Newcastle, William Hulme's Grammar School, Manchester, St David’s College, Lampeter and the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield.[2] He was ordained in 1965[3] After curacies in Horninglow and Bloxwich he held incumbencies in Inverness, Callander, and Bridge of Allan. He was a Canon Residentiary at St Ninian's Cathedral, Perth until his elevation to the Episcopate.


  1. ^ HFTCA
  2. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  3. ^ Crockfords (London, Church House, 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
Religious titles
Preceded by
Gregor MacGregor
Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness
Succeeded by
Mark Strange