Peter Hall (bishop)

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The Rt Revd
Peter Hall
Bishop of Woolwich
Diocese Diocese of Southwark
In office 1984–1996
Predecessor Michael Marshall
Successor Colin Buchanan
Other posts Area bishop of Woolwich (1991–1996)
Honorary assistant bishop in Birmingham (1997–present)
Ordination 1955 (deacon); 1956 (priest)
Consecration 1984
Personal details
Born (1930-09-02)2 September 1930
Died 27 December 2013(2013-12-27) (aged 83)
Denomination Anglican
Parents William & Bertha
Spouse Valerie Page (m. 1957)
Children 2 sons
Alma mater St John's College, Cambridge

Albert Peter Hall (2 September 1930 – 27 December 2013) was the Bishop of Woolwich from 1984 until 1996[1] and the first area bishop under the 1991 area scheme.[2][3]

Hall was educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn and St John's College, Cambridge.[4] Ordained in 1956 he began his ministry as a curate at St Martin's, Birmingham after which he was the Rector of Avondale, Harare and then St Martin in the Bull Ring, Birmingham before his ordination to the episcopate. A keen mountain walker, he was married with two sons[5] and in retirement continued to serve the church as an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Birmingham.


  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
  2. ^ "4: The Dioceses Commission, 1978–2002" (PDF). Church of England. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
  3. ^ "THE Rt REVD ALBERT PETER HALL". Church Times. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  4. ^ ‘HALL, Rt Rev. (Albert) Peter’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 10 July 2012
  5. ^ Debrett's People of Today London,1992 Debrett's ISBN 1-870520-09-2
Religious titles
Preceded by
Bryan Green
Rector of St Martin in the Bull Ring
Succeeded by
J.G. Wesson
Preceded by
Michael Marshall
Bishop of Woolwich
Succeeded by
Colin Buchanan

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