Marlow Weir at Dawn - The sun is beginning to rise over Marlow Weir, with Marlow Mill in the background.The Buckingham episcopal area extends from north of Milton Keynes all the way south through Buckinghamshire to Slough. It includes sparsely populated rural communities, county towns and the commuter belt on the fringes of the capital.

The Bishop of Buckingham, the Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson, died in February 2024. He had served in the Diocese of Oxford since 1979 and had been Bishop of Buckingham since October 2003. Before that he was rector of Sandhurst and area dean of Sonning.

The Buckingham area is divided into ten deaneries: AmershamAylesburyBuckinghamBurnham & SloughClaydonMilton KeynesMursleyNewportWendover and Wycombe.

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Bishop of Buckingham

With great sadness we announced the unexpected death of the Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson, Bishop of Buckingham, on 17 February 2024.

Guy Elsmore

Archdeacon of Buckingham

The Venerable Guy Elsmore has served as Archdeacon since 2016. Guy worked for many years as an on-call assistant chaplain at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.


Chris Bull

Associate Archdeacon - Buckingham

The Revd Canon Chris Bull was vicar of Flackwell Heath for 25 years, area dean of High Wycombe and chaplain to Bucks Royal British Legion before becoming Associate Archdeacon.


Contact the Area Office

Buckingham Area Office
Grimms Hill
Great Missenden
HP16 9BG

01494 862 173

Page last updated: Monday 26th February 2024 11:04 AM

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