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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 suffragan bishop's official residence is Bishop's House, Church Lane, Irby-on-Humber, Lincolnshire. From 2010[2]until 31 January 2013,[3] the bishop had episcopal oversight as the area bishop for the northern part of the diocese, i.e. the same area as the Archdeacon of Stow and Lindsey – the archdeaconries of Stow and of Lindsey.[4]

David Court was consecrated bishop on 25 July 2014 at St Paul's Cathedral.[5]

List of bishops

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.[5]
Source(s): [1]


  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 946. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0. 
  2. ^ Diocese of Lincoln Central Services Review – Report to the Bishop of Lincoln (Accessed 23 April 2014)
  3. ^ Diocese of Lincoln Central Services Review – Response from the Bishop of Lincoln (Accessed 23 April 2014)
  4. ^ Diocese of Lincoln – Who's Who
  5. ^ a b Diocese of Lincoln – New Bishop of Grimsby is announced (Accessed 9 May 2014)

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