Revd Canon John Tattersall (Associate Priest)

John Tattersall is a non-stipendiary minister, and has been an Associate Priest in the benefice since June 2007 when he was ordained, having previously been a church warden in Swalcliffe parish.

He is a retired chartered accountant who now works part time as a non-executive director on the boards of a number of companies in addition to his duties in the benefice. He is also Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance, responsible for oversight of the finances of the Diocese of Oxford, a trustee of the Community of St Anselm at Lambeth Palace, and Chair of the Court of the Royal Foundation of St Katharine in Limehouse, a Christian retreat and conference centre.

John read Economics at Cambridge University, and subsequently studied theology at the South East Institute for Theological Education (now St Augustine’s College of Theology).

In 2021, in recognition of his services to the Church, he was made an Honorary Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, the cathedral in which he was first ordained as a deacon.

Contact John at Abingdon House, Park Lane, Swalcliffe, Banbury, OX15 5EU. Tel: 01295 780 283, 07711 733 978 or by email