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John Waller (bishop)

The Rt Revd
John Waller
Bishop of Stafford
Diocese Diocese of Lichfield
In office 1979–1987
Predecessor John Waine
Successor Michael Scott-Joynt
Other posts Assistant bishop of Bath & Wells (1987–2003)
Ordination 1950 (deacon); 1951 (priest)
Consecration 1979
Personal details
Born (1924-04-18) 18 April 1924 (age 90)
Denomination Anglican
Spouse Pamela Peregrine (m. 1951)
Children 2 sons; 3 daughters
Profession Seaman
Alma mater Peterhouse, Cambridge

John Stevens Waller (born 18 April 1924) was the seventh Suffragan Bishop of Stafford.[1]

Waller was educated at St Edward's School, Oxford and served during World War II with the RNVR. When peace came he studied at Peterhouse, Cambridge[1] and Wells Theological College before being ordained priest in 1951. He began his career with curacies at Hillingdon and Tiverton[2] before incumbencies at Strood and Harpenden. In 1979 he ascended to the Episcopate, a post he held for 8 years. A man of strong convictions[3] he retired in 1987, becoming an Assistant Bishop within the Bath and Wells diocese.


Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Waine
Bishop of Stafford
Succeeded by
Michael Scott-Joynt

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