Trevor Reader

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Trevor Alan John Reader is a retired Anglican priest: he was Archdeacon of Portsdown from 2006 until 2013. [1]

Born in Pembrokeshire, Wales on 3 August 1946,[2] he was educated at Portsmouth Polytechnic. He was a Research assistant then a Lecturer there until 1986; after which he studied for ordination at Salisbury and Wells Theological College. [3] He was an Assistant Curate at St Mary, Alverstoke from 1986 to 1989 and then Priest in charge at St Mary, Hook-with-Warsash until 1998. He was Priest in charge of Holy Trinity, Blendworth, with St Michael and all Angels, Chalton with St Hubert, Idsworth and Diocesan Director of Non-Stipendiary Ministry until 2003 when he became Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight, a post he held until his current appointment in 2006.

He retired in January, 2013. He is married to Lynne and has 6 daughters. [4]


  1. ^ Diocese of Portsmouth web site
  2. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  3. ^ Crockfords (London, Church House, 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  4. ^ "Archdeacon of Portsdown to retire". Diocese of Portsmouth. Retrieved 16 November 2013. 
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Mervyn Lancelot Hadfield Banting
Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight
February 2003– November 2006
Succeeded by
Caroline Baston
Preceded by
Christopher Lowson
Archdeacon of Portsdown
Succeeded by
Joanne Grenfell