Nigel Peyton

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Nigel Peyton
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Reference style The Right Reverend
Spoken style My Lord or Bishop

Nigel Peyton (born 1951) is an Anglican clergyman who serves in the Scottish Episcopal Church as the Bishop of Brechin since 2011.[1]

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.[2][1] He was ordained in the Anglican ministry as a deacon in 1976 and a priest in 1977.[1][2] Between 1999 and 2011, he served as the Archdeacon of Newark in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.[1][2] He was elected the Bishop of the Diocese of Brechin on 18 May 2011.[1][2] 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 e Diocese of Brechin: The Bishop. Retrieved on 15 June 2013. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "nigelpeyton" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ a b c d "New bishop elected for Brechin". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  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