The Right Revd John Gaisford

Bishop of Beverley 1994-2000


John Gaisford was born in 1934 and ordained deacon in 1960. He was consecrated in York Minister in 1994 as the first Provincial Episcopal Visitor for the Province of York. Most of his ministry had been in the Diocese of Chester, where he spent twenty-one years as Vicar of St Andrew, Crewe (eleven of them as Rural Dean of Nantwich) and then eight years as Archdeacon of Macclesfield. He retired in 2000.