Nigel Peyton

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The Right Reverend
Nigel Peyton
Bishop of Brechin
Church Scottish Episcopal Church
Diocese Diocese of Brechin
In office 2011 to present
Predecessor John Mantle

Nigel Peyton (born 1951) is a British Anglican bishop. Since 2011, he has served as the Bishop of Brechin in the Scottish Episcopal Church.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in London in 1951, he was educated at the University of Edinburgh, graduating with a Master of Arts degree in 1973 and a Bachelor of Divinity degree in 1976.[1][2]

Ordained ministry[edit]

He was ordained in the Anglican ministry as a deacon in 1976 and a priest in 1977.[2][1] Between 1999 and 2011, he served as the Archdeacon of Newark in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.[2][1]

Episcopal ministry[edit]

He was elected the Bishop of the Diocese of Brechin on 18 May 2011.[2][1] He was consecrated and installed in a special service at St Paul's Cathedral, Dundee on 8 October 2011.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "New bishop elected for Brechin". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d Diocese of Brechin: The Bishop. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
  3. ^ New Bishop of Brechin installed in special cathedral ceremony. Retrieved on 15 June 2013.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
David Christopher Hawtin
Archdeacon of Newark
1999 – 2011
Succeeded by
Peter Hill
Scottish Episcopal Church titles
Preceded by
John Mantle
Bishop of Brechin
2011 – present