Bishop of Grimsby

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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]

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

List of bishops

Bishops of Grimsby
FromUntilIncumbentNotes
19351937 Ernest Blackie Formerly Bishop of Grantham
19371958 Arthur Greaves Formerly Bishop of Grantham
19581966 Kenneth Healey
19661979 Gerald Colin
19792000 David Tustin
20006 April 2013 David Rossdale Area bishop (2010–2013)
25 July 2014present David Court Announced 9 May 2014. [3]
Source(s): [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 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. 1 2 Diocese of Lincoln – New Bishop of Grimsby is announced Archived 2014-05-12 at the Wayback Machine (Accessed 9 May 2014)