Bishop of Doncaster
| Frederick & Lillian|
Diocese of Sheffield
Daphne Earl (m. 1961)
| Honorary assistant bishop in Canterbury (2000–present) and in Rochester (1999–present)|
1961 (deacon); c. 1962 (priest)
27 November 1934 (age 81) (1934-11-27)
St John's College, Durham
Michael Gear (bishop) Wikipedia
Michael Frederick Gear (born 27 November 1934) is a former Suffragan Bishop of Doncaster.
Gear was educated at St John's College, Durham. Ordained in 1961, he began his career with a curacy at Christ Church, Bexleyheath was then Vicar of St Andrew, Clubmore, Liverpool; Rector of Avondale, Harare; Rural Dean of Macclesfield; and finally, before his elevation to the Episcopate, Archdeacon of Chester. Since retiring to Maidstone Bishop Michael continues to serve the church as an Assistant Bishop within Canterbury diocese and a trustee of a charity for Zimbabwean street children.