Mark Butchers

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Mark Andrew Butchers (born 1959) has been Archdeacon of Barnstaple since 2015.[1]

He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (BA, 1981) and King's College London (MTh, 1990; PhD, 2006).[2] Ordained in 1988 after a period of study at Chichester Theological College,[3] he began his career with curacies in Chelsea and Mitcham. After this he was Team Rector of North Tawton, Bondleigh and Sampford Courtenay with Honeychurch then Chaplain and Fellow of Keble College, Oxford. From 2010 to 2015 he was Vicar of Wolvercote; and from 2012 also Area Dean of Oxford.


  1. ^ Exeter Anglican
  2. ^ ‘BUTCHERS, Ven. Dr Mark Andrew’, Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2015 ; online edn, Nov 2015 accessed 8 July 2016
  3. ^ Crockfords (London, Church House, 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
Church of England titles
Preceded by
David Gunn-Johnson
Archdeacon of Barnstaple
Succeeded by