John Oliver (bishop)
|The Right Reverend
|Bishop of Hereford|
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of Hereford|
|Term ended||2003 (retirement)|
|Other posts||Archdeacon of Sherborne
|Born||14 April 1935|
|Spouse||Meriel Moore (m. 1961)|
|Alma mater||Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge|
Early life and education
After a curacy in Norfolk, he spent a period as chaplain and assistant master at Eton College. Following incumbencies in Devon, he became Archdeacon of Sherborne and Rector of West Stafford in Dorset before being ordained to the episcopate in 1990. He was succeeded by Anthony Priddis, previously Suffragan Bishop of Warwick.
- "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 14 April 2011. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
Rt Rev John Oliver, Bishop of Hereford, 1990-2003, 76
- Crockford's clerical directory (London, Church House 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
- "West Stafford Stoke Billet Rectors".
- Succession details Archived 2007-12-13 at the Wayback Machine.
- "rev. John Keith Oliver - Geneall.net".
- "Person Page".
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