|Bishop of Bristol|
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of Bristol|
|Term ended||2002 (retirement)|
|Other posts||Honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Bath and Wells|
Bishop of Wolverhampton
|Ordination||1962 (deacon); 1963 (priest)|
|Born||25 July 1936|
|Alma mater||University of Leeds|
Rogerson was educated at the University of Leeds and Wells Theological College. Initially a bank employee, he was ordained in 1962, after which he held curacies at St Hilda’s South Shields and St Nicholas’ Bishopwearmouth. From 1967 to 1975 he was a lecturer at Lichfield Theological College and then Salisbury and Wells Theological College, after which he became Vicar of St Thomas' Church, Wednesfield—a post he held until his ordination to the episcopate. In retirement he continues to serve as an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Bath and Wells as well as being a governor of the University of the West of England.
In the course of his episcopal ministry in Bristol, Rogerson ordained the first 32 female priests in the Church of England on 12 March 1994 at his cathedral.
|Church of England titles|
| Bishop of Wolverhampton
| Bishop of Bristol
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