Tim Barker (priest)

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Timothy Reed Barker (born 18 August 1956) is a British Anglican priest. Since 2015, he has served as the Dean of Guernsey. From 2009 to 2015, he was the Archdeacon of Lincoln in the Diocese of Lincoln. [1]


Early life and education

Tim Barker was born on 18 August 1956. [2] He was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Queens' College, Cambridge and Westcott House, Cambridge.

Ordained ministry

He was ordained in 1981. [3] After a curacy in Nantwich he was Vicar of Norton from 1983 to 1988; and then Runcorn until 1994. He was Chaplain to the Bishop of Chester from 1994 to 1998. In that year he became Vicar of Spalding, a post he held for 9 years. [4]

Tim Barker became Dean of Guernsey at the end of November 2015. [5]

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  1. Diocesan web-site Archived 2012-01-04 at the Wayback Machine
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  3. Crockfords (London, Church House, 1995) ISBN   0-7151-8088-6
  4. ‘BARKER, Ven. Timothy Reed’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2013 ; online edn, Dec 2013 accessed 17 Oct 2014
  5. Diocese of Lincoln — The Archdeacon of Lincoln is to become the Dean of Guernsey Archived 2015-09-09 at the Wayback Machine (Accessed 4 September 2015)
Church of England titles
Preceded by Archdeacon of Lincoln
2009 to 2015
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Paul Mellor
Dean of Guernsey
2015 to present