Educated at Sedbergh School, Roseveare was ordained in 1930 and began his career with a Curacy at St George, Nottingham. He was a Tutor at Kelham Theological College from 1934 to 37 then Priest in charge of the Mission District of Parson Cross, Sheffield then the area’s Vicar. After this he was a Canon Residentiary at Sheffield Cathedral until his appointment to the episcopate as Bishop of Accra. He was expelled in 1962, resigned in 1967 and died on 9 April 1973.
- Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
- Ecclesiastical News New Bishop Of Accra The Times Saturday, Nov 05, 1955; pg. 8; Issue 53370; col D
- List of Bishops of Accra at stceciliaghana.org Archived 2011-07-28 at the Wayback Machine.
- Obituary Rt Rev R. Roseveare The Times Tuesday, Apr 11, 1972; pg. 16; Issue 58449; col F
- A Parish Communion Book compiled by Roseveare (1940) for use at Parson Cross
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