Malcolm Menin

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Malcolm Menin
Bishop of Knaresborough
Diocese Diocese of Ripon
In office 1986–1997
Predecessor John Dennis
Successor Frank Weston
Other posts Honorary assistant bishop in Norwich (2000–present)
Ordination c. 1957 (deacon); c. 1958 (priest)
Consecration 1986
Personal details
Born (1932-09-26) 26 September 1932 (age 85)
Denomination Anglican
Parents Revd James & Doreen
Spouse Jennifer Cullen (m. 1958)
Children 1 son; 3 daughters
Alma mater University College, Oxford

Malcolm James Menin (born 26 September 1932)[1] was Bishop of Knaresborough from 1986 to 1997.

Menin was educated at the Dragon School[2] and University College, Oxford[3] before studying for ordination at Cuddesdon College, Oxford. After curacies in Portsmouth and Fareham[4] he was appointed vicar of St James's Norwich in 1962, an area which he was to be associated with for much of the rest of his life.[5] He was also appointed as be Rural Dean of Norwich in 1981.[6] In 1982 he was also appointed an honorary canon of Norwich Cathedral and then appointment as the suffragan Bishop of Knaresborough in 1986.[7] On retirement, he returned to Norwich where he remains active in church life.[8]


  1. ^ Crockfords London, Church House 1995 ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  2. ^ Reminiscences of Schooldays
  3. ^ Who's Who 1992 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3514-2
  4. ^ "Debrett's People of Today": Ellis,P(Ed): 1992, London, Debtrett's ISBN 1-870520-09-2
  5. ^ Maintains close links with Norwich diocese
  6. ^ The Times, 5 May 1983; p.14, "Preaches at Sandringham in presence of Queen"
  7. ^ Date of appointment recorded in Hansard
  8. ^ 2008 Day of Renewal
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Dennis
Bishop of Knaresborough
Succeeded by
Frank Weston