Press release

Suffragan See of Fulham

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Queen approves nomination of Right Reverend Jonathan Mark Richard Baker as Suffragan See of Fulham.

The Queen has approved the nomination of the Right Reverend Jonathan Mark Richard Baker, BA, MPhil, Hon DD Suffragan Bishop of Ebbsfleet in the Diocese of Canterbury, to the Suffragan See of Fulham, in the Diocese of London, in succession to the Right Reverend Robert John Charles Broadhurst, on his resignation on the 31 December 2010.

Notes for editors

The Right Reverend Jonathan Baker (aged 46), 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. From 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. Since June 2011 he has been Suffragan Bishop of Ebbsfleet (PEV), in the diocese of Canterbury, also Honorary Assistant Bishop in the diocese of Oxford and Assistant Bishop the diocese of Bath and Wells.       

His interests include theatre, poetry, opera and walking.