Michael Adie

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The Rt Revd
Michael Adie
Bishop of Guildford
Diocese Diocese of Guildford
In office 1983–1994
Predecessor David Brown
Successor John Gladwin
Other posts Archdeacon of Lincoln
Ordination 1955
Consecration c. 1983
Personal details
Born (1929-11-22) 22 November 1929 (age 87)
Denomination Anglican
Alma mater St John's College, Oxford

Michael Edgar Adie (born 22 November 1929)[1] was Bishop of Guildford[2] from 1983 until his retirement in 1994.

Adie was educated at Westminster School and St John's College, Oxford. He was ordained in 1955 and after a curacy at St Luke, Pallion, Sunderland[3] he became Resident Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury. After that he was Vicar of St Mark, Sheffield,[4] Rural Dean of Hallam, and Archdeacon of Lincoln[5] before being elevated to the Episcopate.


  1. ^ Who's Who2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  2. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  3. ^ Church web site
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1975-76 Lambeth, Church House, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  5. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2004/2005 (98th ed.). Church House Publishing. 2003. ISBN 0-7151-8129-7. ADIE, The Rt Revd Michael Edgar. b.29. CBE94. St Jo Coll Ox BA52 MA56 Surrey Univ DUniv95. Westcott Ho Cam 52. d.54 p.55 c.83. 
Church of England titles
Preceded by
David Brown
Bishop of Guildford
Succeeded by
John Gladwin