Rt Revd Dr John Saxbee

Bishop of LincolnRt Revd Dr John Saxbee

The Rt Revd Dr John Saxbee retired as Bishop of Lincoln in January 2011

Areas of Political Interest:

Education, rural issues, flood defences, food security, immigration, international affairs

Overseas Partner Dioceses in the Anglican Communion:

Bruges (Belgium)
Tirunelveli (India)

House of Lords Activity:

Entered House of Lords, 2008


Biographical Details:

Year of birth, 1946

Bristol University: BA 1968
St John's College, Durham: PhD 1974
Cranmer Hall, Durham: 1968
Deacon: 1972
Priest: 1973
Assistant curate, Compton Gifford, Exeter: 1972-77
Priest-in-Charge, Weston Mill: 1977-80; Vicar 1980-81
Team Vicar, central Exeter: 1981-87
Jt. Director, South West Min. Training Course: 1981-1992
Preb., Exeter Cathedral: 1988-1992
Archdeacon of Ludlow: 1992-2001
Bishop of Ludlow: 1994-01
Bishop of Lincoln: 2001 - 2011