Press release

Suffragan Bishop of Grimsby: David Eric Court

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Queen has approved the nomination of the Reverend Canon David Eric Court to the Suffragan See of Grimsby.

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The Queen has approved the nomination of the Reverend Canon David Eric Court, BSc, PhD, PGCE, BA, Vicar of Cromer, Rural Dean of Repps and Honorary Canon of Norwich Cathedral in the Diocese of Norwich, to the Suffragan See of Grimsby, in the Diocese of Lincoln, in succession to the Right Reverend Douglas James Rossdale, MA, on his resignation on the 5 April 2013.

The Reverend Canon David Court

The Reverend Canon David Court (aged 55) studied at the University of Southampton. He trained for the ministry at Oak Hill Theology College. He served his first curacy at Barton Seagrave with Warkton in Peterborough Diocese from 1991 to 1994 and then Curate at Kinson in Salisbury Diocese from 1994 to 1997. From 1997 to 1999 he was Priest–in-Charge at Mile Cross in Norwich Diocese and Vicar from 1999 to 2003. Since 2003 he has been Vicar at Cromer in Norwich Diocese and Rural Dean of Repps and Honorary Canon of Norwich Cathedral since 2010.

David Court is married to Ann and they have 3 children. His interests include walking, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Published 9 May 2014