Clergy Team

Vicar of Cirencester with Watermoor and Chesterton

The Reverend Canon Graham MorrisCanon Graham

Born: Bromyard, Herefordshire 1960
1976 – 1977        Hereford College of Agriculture
1977 – 1978        Shropshire Farm Institute
1976 – 1981        Farm Labourer, Head Cowman, Dairy Herd Manager
1981 – 1983        Own Business: Farm Relief Services
1981 – 1983        Aston Training Scheme Open University Foundation
1983 – 1986        Salisbury & Wells Theological College
1986 – 1990        Assistant Curate, Ironbridge, Coalbrookdale with Little Wenlock
1990 – 1999        Team Vicar Bilston Team Ministry, Diocese of Lichfield
1998 – 1999        Acting Team Rector Bilston Team Ministry, Diocese of Lichfield
1999 – 2005        Rector of Northwood, Vicar of Gurnard, Isle of Wight
1999 – 2005        Rural Officer Isle of Wight, Diocese of Portsmouth
2005 – 2012        Vicar of St Catherine & Holy Trinity Ventnor, Rector of Bonchurch, Isle of Wight
2005 – 2011        Area Dean of East Wight, Diocese of Portsmouth
2007 – 2018        Surrogate for Marriages Isle of Wight, Diocese of Portsmouth
2011 – Present    Honorary Canon Tamale Cathedral Diocese of Tamale, West Africa
2011 – 2018        Honorary Canon of Portsmouth Cathedral
2012 – 2018        Priest in Charge of All Saints’ Ryde with St Michael & All Angels, Swanmore, Isle of Wight
2012 – 2018        Chairman of Inter Diocesan West Africa Link, Diocese of Portsmouth

Associate Priest - Vacancy

The Reverend Katie Richardson: Associate Priest
Born Hammersmith, London, 1950

 1957 - 68 St Theresa's Convent,Effingham Hill, Surrey
 1968 - 69 Ewell Technical College:Secretarial qualification
 2004 - 09 Oxford University - reading Theology

 1969 - 83  Secretarial posts, including NATO (CEOA) Ver-Novello and Co, BBC Radio 3, 
                 Royal Opera Hse  Covent Garden, London operatic agency,  Raychem, Swindon
 1983 and onwards, motherhood and involvement in Cirencester Parish life.

 Ordination Training:    
 2014 - 15   Ripon College, Cuddesdon and Oxford University, reading for Post-Graduate Diploma in applied Theology.

The Revd Julian Wilson

Born Tetbury Gloucestershire 1963
2006-2008      University of Gloucestershire Landscape Architecture 
                          Post Graduate Diploma
1988-1992      University of Plymouth, Seale Hayne Faculty University of Plymouth,
                         Seale Hayne Faculty BSc (Hons) Rural Resource Management
1980-1982      Mid Glos Technical College
1974-1980      Rendcomb College Cirencester
Ordination Training
2015-2017      Ripon College, Cuddesdon, OMC  
1992-present Farmer  & Landscape Consultant
1990-1991      Essex County Council Landscape Student
1982-1988      Family Farm
2008-present Licentiate member of Landscape Institute  


   NSM Clergy

   The Revd Paul Springate

   The Revd Colin Mattock

   The Revd Canon Karen Schmidt

   The Revd Rosemary Franklin

   The Revd Penny Light

   The Revd Canon Dr Philip Thomas


   Mrs Sylvia Harker

   Mr Richard Marlowe

   Major Martin Green


Contact details

The Parish Centre, Gosditch Street, Cirencester, Glos. GL7 2AG

Tel: 01285 659317

Regular tours of the Parish Church are available – please ask at the Stewards desk.

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