Gavin Collins

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Gavin Andrew Collins (born 31 December 1966)[1] is the Archdeacon of The Meon.[2][3]

Brief biography[edit]

Collins was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and ordained in 1998. He was Curate at St Barnabas, Cambridge[4] and then Vicar of Christ Church, Chorleywood.[5] In 2009 he became an honorary canon of St Albans Cathedral. On 11 September 2011, Collins was collated as the second Archdeacon of The Meon at Portsmouth Cathedral.[3]


He is married to Christina, with three children, Emily (b. 1996), Susie (b. 1998) & Harry (b. 2001) and has a twin brother who is an Elder in the Baptist Church and a sister who is a Methodist Lay preacher.


  • The Reverend Gavin Collins (1998–2009)
  • The Reverend Canon Gavin Collins (2009–2010)
  • The Venerable Gavin Collins (2011–present)


Church of England titles
Preceded by
Peter Hancock
Archdeacon of The Meon