Geoffrey Rowell

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Geoffrey Rowell
Bishop in Europe
Bishop Geoffrey Rowell (Vienna, Austria in 2009)
Rowell in Vienna, Austria, in 2009
DioceseDiocese in Europe
In office2001–2013
PredecessorJohn Hind
SuccessorRobert Innes
Other postsBishop of Basingstoke (1994–2001)
OrdinationDeacon 1968
Priest 1969
Consecration2 February 1994
by George Carey
Personal details
Born(1943-02-13)13 February 1943
Died11 June 2017(2017-06-11) (aged 74)
ResidenceChurch Road, Worth
Alma materCorpus Christi College, Cambridge

Douglas Geoffrey Rowell (13 February 1943 – 11 June 2017) was an Anglican bishop. He served as Bishop of Basingstoke and then as the third Bishop in Europe until his retirement on 8 November 2013. Following his retirement he ministered as an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Chichester (from 2013) and in the Diocese of Portsmouth (from 2015).

Rowell was born in Hampshire and died in the early morning of Trinity Sunday, 11 June 2017, in Worth, West Sussex, aged 74.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Innes, Robert (11 June 2017). "TRIBUTES TO BISHOP GEOFFREY ROWELL R.I.P." The Diocese in Europe. Archived from the original on 16 June 2017. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  2. Obituary: The Rt Revd Dr Douglas Geoffrey Rowell, Church Times, 30 June 2017

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