Nigel Stock (bishop)


Nigel Stock (bishop)
The Rt Revd
 Nigel Stock 
BA DipTh[1]
Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Enthroned 2007
Predecessor The Rt Revd Richard Lewis
Other posts Bishop of Stockport (2000–2007)
Orders
Ordination c 1976
Consecration c 2000
Personal details
Born 1950 (age 60–61)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Residence Bishop's House, Ipswich
Spouse Carolyne[1]
Children 3 sons[1]
Alma mater St Cuthbert's Society, University of Durham

William Nigel Stock (known as Nigel; born 29 January 1950)[2] is the current Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich; a post he has held since 2007.

He was educated at St Cuthbert's Society, University of Durham and trained for the ministry at Ripon College Cuddesdon. Between 1976 and 1979, he was a curate at Stockton St Peter in the Diocese of Durham.

From 1979 to 1984, he was priest-in-charge of St Peter's in Taraka in the Diocese of Aipo Rongo, Papua New Guinea. From 1985 to 1991, he was vicar of Shiremoor St Mark in the Diocese of Newcastle; moving to become Team Rector of North Shields from 1991 to 1998. He was also Rural Dean of Tynemouth between 1992 and 1998, and an Honorary Canon of Newcastle Cathedral between 1997 and 1998.

He was Canon Residentiary of Durham Cathedral between 1998 and 2000, and also Chaplain of Grey College, Durham for 1999 and 2000. He became Bishop of Stockport in the Diocese of Chester in 2000.

Stock has been a Commissary for the Archbishop of Papua New Guinea since 1986.[1]

Styles

  • Nigel Stock Esq (1950–1975)
  • The Revd Nigel Stock (1975–1997)
  • The Revd Canon Nigel Stock (1997–2000)
  • The Rt Revd Nigel Stock (2000—)

References

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Geoffrey Turner
Bishop of Stockport
2000–2007
Succeeded by
Robert Atwell
Preceded by
Richard Lewis
Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
2007—
Incumbent