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The Dean

The Revd Dr Stephen Hampton: on leave until Michaelmas 2018

Portrait photo of the DeanAs well as teaching Theology, the Revd Dr Stephen Hampton is concerned with the well-being of every member of College, whether they are Chapel-goers or not, and is available every day for students to come and talk to. He read Law at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and then Theology at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He was ordained in the Diocese of Ely and served his title in the Parish of St Neots. In 1998 he became Chaplain, Fellow and Director of Studies in Theology at Exeter College, Oxford, where he also took a Masters and then a Doctorate in 17th century Anglican Doctrine. His particular research interests are the formation of Anglicanism, and the persistence of the scholastic method during the renaissance and early modern period. In his spare time he rows, walks and enjoys dinner parties. Dr Hampton has rooms in G2, Old Court. His telephone number is (3)38217.

The Acting Dean

The Revd Dr Geoff Dumbreck

Geoff DumbreckThe Assistant Chaplain and Acting Dean is the Revd Dr Geoff Dumbreck. As well as leading services in the chapel, Geoff has a particular interest in student welfare, and is available to see students on any matter of concern. He first came to Peterhouse in 2002 as an undergraduate reading Theology, remaining at the college to complete an MPhil and PhD. After two years of postdoctoral research he trained for ordination at Ripon College Cuddesdon. He was ordained deacon in the Diocese of Ely in June 2013 (and priest the following year), serving his curacy in the Parish of the Ascension. He is an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity, teaching Philosophy of Religion and Ethics. In his spare time he enjoys going to concerts, cooking, spending time with friends, and walking his pet Basset Hound.His office is in the Old Senior Tutor's Set; he may also be contacted by email ( or telephone (01223 338249).

Chapel Officers


Annie Calderbank and Charles Cowper
Please contact the Sacristans if you would like to read, serve or lead the prayers in Chapel services.

Bible Clerks

Fiona Cary, Calvin Chow, Charles Cowper, Shimali De Silva, Toby Gatward, Aiste Kudulyte, Sam Longton, Charlotte McNally & Ben O'Neill Undergraduate Bible Clerks

Will Aslet, Ally Cussons, Eloise Davies, Peter Day-Milne, Olivia Elder, Marcus Ellis, Demetrius Foxham, Jake Griesel, George Hawker, Lukas Huthmacher, Philipp-Maximilian Jacob, Thomas Langley & Steven McGregor Postgraduate Bible Clerks

Organ Exhibitioner

Rebecca Poon

Dean's Vicar

Tom Mumford