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David Hamid

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In office  2002–present
Children  Two sons
Consecration  October 17, 2002
Spouse  Colleen Hamid
Predecessor  Henry Scriven

Denomination  Anglican
Education  Nelson High School
Nationality  British & Canadian
Name  David Hamid
Diocese  Diocese in Europe
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Ordination  1981 (deacon) 1982 (priest) by John Bothwell, Bishop of Niagara
Born  18 June 1955 (age 67) (1955-06-18)

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David Hamid (born 18 June 1955) is an Anglican bishop with British and Canadian citizenship. He has been the Suffragan Bishop in Europe since 2002.


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Early life

Hamid was born on 18 June 1955 in Scotland, to Scottish and Burmese parents. He holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. He was educated at Nelson High School in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. He studied at McMaster University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in 1978. He then matriculated into Trinity College, Toronto, and graduated from the Toronto School of Theology with a Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree in 1981.

Ordained ministry

Hamid was ordained in the Anglican Church of Canada as a deacon in June 1981 and as a priest in 1982. After ordination he was curate at St Christopher’s, Burlington, Ontario, and then rector of St John’s in the same city. Following this he was mission co-ordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Anglican Church of Canada and then (his last post before his ordination to the episcopate), the Director of Ecumenical Affairs and Studies of the Anglican Communion. On 17 October 2002, at Southwark Cathedral, he was one (with Richard Cheetham and David Hawkins) of the last three people to be ordained and consecrated a bishop by George Carey before his retirement as Archbishop of Canterbury.

Personal life

Hamid has been married since 1978 and they have two children.


  • The Reverend David Hamid (1981–1992)
  • The Reverend Canon David Hamid (1992–2002)
  • The Right Reverend David Hamid (2002–present)
  • References

    David Hamid Wikipedia