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Peter Maurice (bishop)

The Rt Revd
Peter Maurice
Bishop of Taunton
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of Bath and Wells
Installed c 2007
Predecessor Andrew Radford
Other posts Archdeacon of Wells (2003–2006)
Ordination 1975
Consecration 7 December 2006[2]
Personal details
Born (1951-04-14) 14 April 1951 (age 63)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Spouse Elizabeth[1]
Children 2 sons & 1 daughter[1]
Alma mater Durham University
Anglicanism portal

Peter David Maurice[3] (born 14 April 1951) is the current Bishop of Taunton.[1]

Maurice was educated at Durham University and the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield.[4] Ordained in 1975,[5] he was a curate at St Paul's Wandsworth,[6] then team vicar at Mortlake with East Sheen, then of Holy Trinity Rotherhithe,[7] Rural Dean of Bermondsey, vicar of All Saints' Tooting and finally, before his ordination to the episcopate, the Archdeacon of Wells.

An avid sports fan,[8] Maurice is married to Elizabeth, with two sons and one daughter.[1]


  • Peter Maurice Esq (1951–1975)
  • The Revd Peter Maurice (1975–2003)
  • The Ven Peter Maurice (2003–2006)
  • The Rt Revd Peter Maurice (2006–present)


Church of England titles
Preceded by
Andrew Radford
Bishop of Taunton
2006 - present

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