Rt Revd David James

The Bishop of Bradford

Rt Revd David James

The Rt Revd David James retired as Bishop of Bradford in June 2010.

Areas of Political Interest:

Education, children and young people, Pakistan, interfaith relations

House of Lords Activity:

Lord Spiritual, 2009-10


Biographical Details (up to 2010):

Year of birth, 1945

Exeter University: BSc 1966
St John's College, Nottingham: BA 1973
Deacon: 1973
Priest: 1974
Assistant curate, Christ Church Portswood (Winchester): 1973-76
Assistant curate, Goring-by-Sea: 1976-1978
Chaplain, UEA Norwich: 1978-1982
Vicar, Ecclesfield, Sheffield: 1982-1990
Vicar, Christ Church Portswood: 1990-1998
Bishop of Pontefract, Wakefield Diocese: 1998-2002
Bishop of Bradford 2002-2010