John Guille

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The Very Reverend
John Guille
Dean of Southwell
Diocese Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham
In office 2007–2014
Predecessor David Leaning
Successor Nicola Sullivan
Ordination 1977
Personal details
Born (1949-05-23) 23 May 1949 (age 68)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Children Three
Alma mater Guernsey Grammar School

John Guille (born 23 May 1949) is a Church of England priest. He was Dean of Southwell from 2007 until 2014.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Guille was born on 23 May 1949.[3] He was educated at Guernsey Grammar School, then an all-boys grammar school in Guernsey.[4] He had a brief career as a teacher.

Ordained ministry[edit]

Guille was ordained in 1977.[5] He was a Curate at Chandler's Ford then Priest in charge of St John, Bournemouth and after that Rector of St André de la Pommeraye, Guernsey. He was Archdeacon of Basingstoke then Winchester and a Canon Residentiary at its cathedral until his elevation to the Deanery.[6] He served as Dean of Southwell from 2007 until his retirement on 30 June 2014.[7]


  1. ^ Minster web-site
  2. ^ BBC Nottingham
  3. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  4. ^ Channel islands background Archived 2010-11-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1975-76 Lambeth, Church House,1975 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  6. ^ Debrett's People of Today London, Debrett's, 2008 ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
  7. ^ "Resignations and Retirements". Church Times (#7862). 22 November 2013. p. 30. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 22 November 2013. (Subscription required (help)).