David Cartwright

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The Rt Revd
David Cartwright
Bishop of Southampton
Cartwright's memorial at Sparsholt.jpg
Cartwright's memorial at St Stephen's Sparsholt.
Diocese Diocese of Winchester
In office 1984–1989
Predecessor John Cavell
Successor John Perry
Other posts Archdeacon of Winchester (1973–1984)
Ordination 1943 (deacon); 1944 (priest)
Consecration 1984
Personal details
Born (1920-07-15)15 July 1920
Died 24 April 1997(1997-04-24) (aged 76)
Denomination Anglican
Parents John & Gertrude Lusby
Spouse Elsie Rogers (m. 1946)
Children 1 son; 2 daughters
Alma mater Selwyn College, Cambridge

Edward David Cartwright (15 July 1920 – 24 April 1997) was the tenth Suffragan Bishop of Southampton.[1]

Cartwright was educated at Lincoln Grammar School and Selwyn College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1944,[2] he began his career with a curacy in Boston, Lincolnshire and was then Vicar of St Leonard’s, Redfield, Bristol.[3] After that he held further incumbencies at Olveston and Bishopston; and was then Archdeacon of Winchester before ascending to the episcopate, a post he held from 1984[4] until 1989.


  1. ^ ‘CARTWRIGHT, Rt Rev. (Edward) David’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2007 [1], accessed 9 July 2012
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  3. ^ Photo of church
  4. ^ The Times Wednesday, May 09, 1984; pg. 16; Issue 61826; col G Church news New bishop appointed
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Cavell
Bishop of Southampton
Succeeded by
John Perry