The Suffragan Bishop of Grantham The Suffragan Bishop of GranthamThe Rt Revd Dr Nicholas Chamberlain The Suffragan Bishop of GranthamThe Rt Revd Dr Nicholas Chamberlain Bishop Nicholas was ordained and consecrated as Bishop of Grantham in Southwark Cathedral on the 19th of November 2015. He was then subsequently welcomed to the diocese at a special service of welcome held in Lincoln Cathedral on the 13th of December of that year. Bishop Nicholas was born in Middlesex, grew up in Chester and he studied in Durham and Edinburgh. Most recently, Bishop Nicholas served as a parish priest in Jesmond, in the north-east of England, and during his ministry he has also held positions of responsibility for clergy recruitment and in-service training. Running, cycling, reading and enjoying the company of friends and family are among the bishop's list of interests and ways in which he seeks to relax.