David Brindley

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David Charles Brindley AKC (born 11 June 1953 Wednesbury, West Midlands) [1]) is a retired Church of England priest and the most recent Dean of Portsmouth.[2]

Brindley was educated at Wednesfield Grammar School and at King's College London.[1] After VSO in Lebanon he studied for the priesthood at St Augustine's College, Canterbury and was ordained in 1977. He was a curate at Epping and then a lecturer at the College of St. Paul and St. Mary, Cheltenham.[3] After this he was Vicar of Quorn from 1982 to 1986 and then Principal of the West of England Ministerial Training Course until becoming Team Rector of Warwick, a post he held until his current appointment.

He was collated, inducted and installed Dean of Portsmouth at Portsmouth Cathedral on 16 November 2002.[4] He retired effective 10 June 2018.[5]


  1. ^ a b Who's Who 2012 – BRINDLEY, David Charles
  2. ^ Portsmouth Cathedral
  3. ^ Crockfords, (London, Church House 1995) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  4. ^ Portsmouth Carthedral — Services, November 2002(Archived from the original, 22 November 2002, and accessed 26 January 2018)
  5. ^ Diocese of Portsmouth — Dean of Portsmouth to retire (Accessed 26 January 2018)