Michael Gilbertson

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Michael Robert Gilbertson (born 18 August 1961) is the current Archdeacon of Chester.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Stockport on 18 August 1961, he was educated at Stockport Grammar School and New College, Oxford.

After a career in the Civil Service he trained for the Anglican ministry at Cranmer Hall, Durham.

He lives in Huntington, Chester with his wife Jenny and children Matthew and Duncan.

Ordained ministry[edit]

He was ordained in 1997. He was a curate at St Matthew’s, Surbiton then Vicar of All Saints, Stranton, Hartlepool before his appointment as archdeacon in May 2010.[1]


  1. ^ Murphy, Liam. "New archdeacon of Chester appointed". Liverpool Daily Post, 11 May 2010. Retrieved on 25 May 2013.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Donald Allister
Archdeacon of Chester