Peter Vaughan (bishop)

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The Right Reverend
Peter Vaughan
MA(Cantab) MA(Oxon)
Bishop of Ramsbury
Diocese Diocese of Salisbury
In office 1989–1998
Predecessor John Neale
Successor Peter Hullah
Other posts Honorary assistant bishop in Gloucester and in Bristol (2002–2011); in Bradford (1998–2001)
Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness (1983–1989)
Ordination 1957 (deacon); 1958 (priest)
Consecration 1989
Personal details
Born (1930-11-27) 27 November 1930 (age 86)
Denomination Anglican
Parents Dr Victor & Dorothy
Spouse Elisabeth Parker (m. 1961)
Children 1 son; 2 daughters
Alma mater Selwyn College, Cambridge

Peter St George Vaughan (born 27 November 1930)[1] was the area Bishop of Ramsbury from 1989 to 1998.[2]

Vaughan was educated at Charterhouse School and Selwyn College, Cambridge before beginning his ordained ministry as a curate at Birmingham Parish Church, followed by an appointment as a chaplain to The Oxford Pastorate based at St Aldate's Church, Oxford. He was then Vicar of Galle Face before becoming the Precentor of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland and then Principal of the Church Mission Society college at Selly Oak and then (his final appointment before ordination to the episcopate) Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness.[3] In retirement he continues as an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Gloucester.[4]


  1. ^ ‘VAUGHAN, Rt Rev. Peter St George’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 10 July 2012
  2. ^ Debrett's People of Today 1992 (London, Debrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2)
  3. ^ Crockford's clerical directory 1995 (Lambeth, Church House ISBN 0-7151-8088-6)
  4. ^ Details of service
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Neale
Bishop of Ramsbury
Succeeded by
Peter Hullah