Bishop of Grimsby

The Bishop of Grimsby is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Lincoln, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title takes its name after the town of Grimsby in Lincolnshire; the See was erected under the Suffragans Nomination Act 1888 by Order in Council dated 15 July 1935.[2]

David Court was consecrated bishop on 25 July 2014 at St Paul's Cathedral.[3]

List of bishopsEdit

Bishops of Grimsby
From Until Incumbent Notes
1935 1937 Ernest Blackie Formerly Bishop of Grantham
1937 1958 Arthur Greaves Formerly Bishop of Grantham
1958 1966 Kenneth Healey
1966 1979 Gerald Colin
1979 2000 David Tustin
2000 6 April 2013 David Rossdale Area bishop (2010–2013)
25 July 2014 present David Court Announced 9 May 2014.[3]
Source(s): [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 946. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. ^ "No. 34181". The London Gazette. 19 July 1935. p. 4666.
  3. ^ a b Diocese of Lincoln – New Bishop of Grimsby is announced Archived 2014-05-12 at the Wayback Machine (Accessed 9 May 2014)

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