World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Bob Evens

Article Id: WHEBN0012961667
Reproduction Date:

Title: Bob Evens  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Maidstone Grammar School, Bishop of Crediton
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Bob Evens

The Rt Revd
Bob Evens
ACIB DipTh
former Bishop of Crediton
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of Exeter
Installed 5 December 2004
Term ended 31 October 2012 (retired)
Predecessor Rt Revd Richard Hawkins
Orders
Consecration 30 November 2004
Personal details
Born (1947-05-29) 29 May 1947 (age 67)
Plymouth
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Spouse Sue (c1972—)[1]
Children 2 adult children[1]
Profession formerly banker
Alma mater Trinity College, Bristol
Diocese of Exeter.

Evens was born in post-war Plymouth, where he lived until he was six. His father joined up with the Devonshire Regiment at the beginning of World War II and then entered banking once the war was ended. His career meant a number of moves for the Evens family, including a period in Exeter, where Robert attended Hele's School, and a later move to Ilfracombe.

Robert followed his father into banking, working at National Westminster in Barnstaple and later in Bristol and Bath, before training for ordination to the priesthood. He was ordained deacon in 1977 and priest in 1978.[1] Evens was previously Archdeacon of Bath in the Diocese of Bath and Wells from 1996 until his consecration to the episcopacy. Bishop Bob was consecrated bishop at Westminster Abbey on 30 November 2004 and installed as Bishop of Crediton on 5 December 2004 at Exeter Cathedral;[1] he retired on 31 October 2012.[3]

Styles

  • Robert (or Bob) Evens (1947–1977)
  • The Revd Bob Evens (1977–1996)
  • The Ven Bob Evens (1996–2004)
  • The Rt Revd Bob Evens (2004–present)

References

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Richard Hawkins
Bishop of Crediton
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Nick McKinnel

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.