Press release

Suffragan See of Ebbsfleet

The Queen has approved the nomination of the Reverend Jonathan Mark Richard Baker, MA, MPhil, Principal Pusey House and Honorary Curate of Oxford St Thomas, in the diocese of Oxford, to the Suffragan See of Ebbsfleet, in the Diocese of Canterbury, in succession to the Right Reverend Andrew Burnham, MA, ARCO(CHM), on his resignation on the 31 December 2010.

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Notes for Editors

The Reverend Jonathan Baker (aged 44), studied at St John’s College, Oxford and then trained for the ordained ministry at St Stephen’s House, Oxford. He served his first curacy at Ascot Heath, in Oxford Diocese from 1993 to 1996. From 1996 he was firstly Curate at Reading St Mark before becoming Priest-in-Charge from 1996 to 1999, and then Vicar from 1999 to 2002. From 1996 to 1999 he was also Priest-in-Charge at Reading Holy Trinity and from 1999 to 2002 he was Vicar. Since 2003 he has been Principal at Pusey House in the diocese of Oxford and Honorary Curate at Oxford St Thomas in the diocese of Oxford. 

Reverend Jonathan Baker is married to Jacqueline who is an academic publisher and they have three children, Dominic aged 16, William aged 12 and Caris aged 9.    

His interests include theatre, poetry, opera and walking.

Updates to this page

Published 5 May 2011