Home > Who's who > Bishops > The Bishop of Salisbury

The Bishop of Salisbury

The Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam

The first Bishop of Salisbury was St Osmund, appointed in 1078, when the dioceses of Sherborne and Ramsbury were merged. For a full list of Bishops, click here.

The current Bishop of Salisbury is the Right Reverend Nicholas Roderick Holtam, who was enthroned and commenced his public ministry in the Diocese on Saturday 15 October 2011. Click here for his CV.

Click here for Sermons, articles and media

Download his Thoughts for the Month here 

For more information please contact:
Mrs Bridget Trump
Bishop’s PA and Senior Secretary
Email: bishop.salisbury@salisbury.anglican.org
Tel: 01722 334031
South Canonry, 71 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2ER

Renewing Hope

LOGO Pray Grow Serve Light.png 

Learn more about Bishop Nicholas' visits to all 19 deaneries in the Diocese of Salisbury during the first three months of 2015 by visiting this page.

Bishop’s Office Staff

The Ven Stephen Robbins CB, former Chaplain General and Archdeacon for the Army, is the current full-time Bishop’s Chaplain.
Updated ListingUPDATE: The Revd Tony Monds will be the new Bishop’s Chaplain from 20 August 2015.
His email will be: bishops.chaplain@salisbury.anglican.org
Mobile: 07500 872081.

Mrs Bridget Trump is the Bishop's PA and Senior Secretary.
Mrs Sally Ruffer is the Bishop's Assistant Secretary.

All the above staff are based at the Bishop's residence, South Canonry. Gerry Lynch is the Bishop's Press Officer and is based at Church House in Salisbury - see contact details.

Document Actions
The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam
Bishop of Salisbury
The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam