James William Roxburgh (5 July 1921 – 10 December 2007) was an Anglican bishop. He was the sixth Bishop of Barking (but first area bishop under the 1983 scheme)in the Church of England from 1983 to 1990.
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The Bishop of Barking is an episcopal title used by an area bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford, in the Province of Canterbury.
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Roxburgh was educated at Whitgift School and St Catharine's College, Cambridge. His first ordained ministry position was as a curate in Folkestone.He then held incumbencies in Bootle, Drypool and Barking. Before being ordained to the episcopate, he was the Archdeacon of Colchester. Following his retirement, he served as an assistant Bishop of Liverpool.
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1983 – 1990
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