John Taylor (bishop of Glasgow and Galloway)

John Mitchell Taylor was Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway from 1991 to 1998.[1]

He was born on 23 May 1932; m 1959, Edna Elizabeth and educated at Banff Academy and Aberdeen University[2] and ordained after a period of study at Edinburgh Theological College in 1956.[3] He was Assistant Curate at St Margaret, Aberdeen and then Rector of (successively) Holy Cross, Glasgow, St Ninian, in the same city and St John the Evangelist, Dumfries, his final appointment before elevation to the Episcopate.[4]


  1. ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  2. Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  3. Crockford’s 1975-76 Lambeth, Church House, 1975 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. list of Bishops of Glasgow & Galloway
Scottish Episcopal Church titles
Preceded by
Derek Rawcliffe
Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway
1991 1998
Succeeded by
Idris Jones
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