Mark Christopher Boyling (born 14 October 1952) is the current dean of Carlisle.
He was educated at Keble College, Oxford. His father, Dennis Boyling, was vicar at St Augustine's church in Endcliffe, Sheffield.After a period of study at Ripon College Cuddesdon he was ordained in 1978. His first posts were as Curate then Team Vicar of St Mark's Kirkby. He was then Domestic Chaplain to the Bishop of Liverpool, Vicar of St Peter, Formby and a Canon Residentiary at Liverpool Cathedral before his elevation to the Deanery. He was installed at Carlisle Cathedral on 2 October 2004, where he acts as Dean to date (2020).
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