John Waller (bishop)
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|Bishop of Stafford|
|Diocese||Diocese of Lichfield|
|Other posts||Assistant bishop of Bath & Wells (1987–2003)|
|Ordination||1950 (deacon); 1951 (priest)|
|Consecration||25 January 1979|
|Born||18 April 1924|
|Died||3 September 2015(aged 91)|
|Spouse||Pamela Peregrine (m. 1951)|
|Children||2 sons; 3 daughters|
|Alma mater||Peterhouse, Cambridge|
Waller was educated at St Edward's School, Oxford and served during World War II with the RNVR. When peace came he studied at Peterhouse, Cambridge and Wells Theological College before being ordained priest in 1951. He began his career with curacies at Hillingdon and Tiverton before incumbencies at Strood and Harpenden. In 1979 he ascended to the Episcopate, a post he held for eight years. A man of strong convictions he retired in 1987, becoming an Assistant Bishop within the Bath and Wells diocese.
He died on 3 September 2015 at the age of 91.
- Tustin, David. A Bishop's Ministry (Google Books) p. 30 (Accessed 26 April 2014)
- ‘WALLER, Rt Rev. John Stevens’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 , accessed 8 July 2012.
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
- The Times, Tuesday, 12 May 1981; pg. 2; Issue 60925; col A Bishop joins the “People's march for jobs”
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