Robert Wilkes (priest)

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Robert Anthony 'Bob' Wilkes (born 2 September 1948) is an Anglican priest. From 2006 to 2009, he was Dean of Birmingham. [1] He was latterly Vicar of St Michael at the North Gate in Oxford.


Early life

He was educated at Pocklington School and Trinity College, Oxford.

Ordained ministry

He was ordained in 1974 [2] and began his ecclesiastical career with a curacy at St Oswald, Netherton, Merseyside, after which he was its Vicar until 1981 when he became Chaplain to the Bishop of Liverpool. [3] From 1985 to 1998 he was Regional Secretary for the CMS in Pakistan and the Middle East. In 1999 he became Team Rector for the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool. He was appointed to Dean of Birmingham Cathedral in 2006, serving for three years. He was latterly vicar of St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford. [4]

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  1. Oxford Mail
  2. Crockford's Clerical Directory1975-76 Lambeth, Church House ISBN   0-19-200008-X
  3. Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN   978-0-7136-8555-8
  4. "Our People". St Michael at the North Gate. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Gordon Mursell
Dean of Birmingham Cathedral
Succeeded by
Catherine Ogle