Gregor Duncan (bishop)

The Right Reverend
Gregor Duncan
Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway

Duncan preaching in St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow in 2012
Church Scottish Episcopal Church
Elected 16 January 2010
Ordination 1984
Consecration 2010
Personal details
Born (1950-10-11) 11 October 1950
Alma mater University of Glasgow
Clare College, Cambridge

Gregor Duthie Duncan is an Anglican bishop. Since 2010, he has been Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway.

Early life

He was born on 11 October 1950.[1] He was educated at Allan Glen's School, then an all-boys selective school in Glasgow. He went on to study at the University of Glasgow and Clare College, Cambridge. He studied for the priesthood at Ripon College Cuddesdon.[2]

Religious life

He was ordained in 1984 and began his career as an Assistant Curate at Oakham.[3] After this he was Chaplain of Edinburgh Theological College followed by a spells as Rector of St Columba’s, Largs,[4] and then St Ninian's, Pollokshields in Glasgow. He was Dean of Glasgow and Galloway until his appointment to the episcopate in 2010.[5]

On 16 January 2010, he was elected Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway.[6] He was consecrated and installed at St Mary's Cathedral in Glasgow on 23 April 2010.[7]


  1. "GLASGOW AND GALLOWAY, Bishop of', Who's Who 2011, A & C Black, 2011; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2010 ; online edn, Oct 2010". Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  2. "Debrett's - The Most Rev the Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway". Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  3. Crockford's (100th edition)
  4. Bertie (2000)
  5. "New Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway to be consecrated in Cathedral ceremony". Scottish Episcopal Church. 23 April 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
  6. "The Very Rev Dr Gregor Duncan elected as Bishop". News. The Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway. Retrieved 24 December 2014.
  7. "Consecration of New Bishop". Featured Article. St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow. Retrieved 24 December 2014.


Scottish Episcopal Church titles
Preceded by
Douglas Reid
Dean of Glasgow and Galloway
Succeeded by
Ian Barcroft
Preceded by
Idris Jones
Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway
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