Kevin Roberts (priest)

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Kevin Roberts
Kevin Thomas Roberts

(1955-10-11) 11 October 1955 (age 65)
Religion Christianity
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Alma mater Queens' College, Cambridge
Senior posting
Post Archdeacon of Carlisle (2006–2016)
Acting Archdeacon of Wells (2016–present)

Kevin Thomas Roberts [1] was the Archdeacon of Carlisle [2] from 2009 [3] until 2016. He has been the Acting Archdeacon of Wells since 5 September 2016. [4]

Born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea on 11 October 1955, he was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge and ordained in 1984. [5] Following curacies at Beverley Minster and St John the Evangelist Church, Woodley, [6] he was Vicar of Holy Trinity, Meole Brace from 1991 to 2009.

He is a director of the Simeon Trustees, a trust established in the nineteenth century by Charles Simeon to purchase advowsons for Anglican ministers aligned with the Evangelical Anglicanism. [7]

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  1. Photo Archived 2012-03-09 at the Wayback Machine
  2. CDREX
  3. Christian Today
  4. Diocese of Bath & Wells — Appointment: Kevin Roberts (Accessed 7 October 2016)
  5. Crockford's Clerical Directory on line edition accessed 3 December 2012 17:59
  6. ‘ROBERTS, Kevin Thomas’, Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 3 Dec 2012
  7. "Simeon's Trustees - Officers". Companies House. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
David Thomson
Archdeacon of Carlisle
Succeeded by
Lee Townend