Stewart Cross

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David Stewart Cross[1] (19 December 1928 – 27 December 1989) was the second Bishop of Doncaster who was later translated to Blackburn.

Educated at Trinity College, Dublin,[2] he was ordained in 1955. His first post was as a curate at Hexham. A noted broadcaster, he was Precentor of St Albans Cathedral[3] before his ordination to the episcopate.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Times Online — Obituary, Ian Harland
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ Crockfords, (London, Church House 1975) ISBN 0-7151-8088-6
  4. ^ The Times, 17 December 1975; pg. 15; Issue 59580; col D, New Bishop of Doncaster announced
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Stuart Hetley Price
Bishop of Doncaster
Succeeded by
William Michael Dermot Persson
Preceded by
Robert Arnold Schürhoff Martineau
Bishop of Blackburn
Succeeded by
Alan David Chesters