David Rossdale

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The Rt Revd
David Rossdale
MA MSc[1]
Bishop of Grimsby
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of Lincoln
Installed 2000
Term ended 6 April 2013 (retired)[2]
Predecessor David Tustin
Successor David Court
Other posts Area bishop of Grimsby (2010–2013)
Ordination 1981
Consecration June 2000[3]
Personal details
Born (1953-05-22) 22 May 1953 (age 61)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Residence Bishop's House, Irby upon Humber
Spouse Karen[1]
Children 2 sons[1]
Alma mater King's College London

David Douglas James Rossdale (born 22 May 1953) was the Bishop of Grimsby, a suffragan bishop (and, from 2010[4] until 31 January 2013, an area bishop)[5] in the Church of England diocese of Lincoln.[1][6]

He was educated at St John's School, Leatherhead, King's College London and Roehampton University.[7] After a period of study at Chichester Theological College he was ordained in 1981[8] and began his career with a curacy at St Laurence Upminster,[9] after which he was Vicar of St Luke’s, Moulsham, Chelmsford and finally (before his elevation as bishop) Vicar of Cookham and Area Dean of Maidenhead.


  • David Rossdale Esq (1953–1981)
  • The Revd David Rossdale (1981–1994)
  • The Revd Canon David Rossdale (1994–2000)
  • The Rt Revd David Rossdale (2000–present)


Church of England titles
Preceded by
David Tustin
Bishop of Grimsby
Succeeded by
David Court