Person Male Born 6/3/1929 Died 5/3/2005
Cricketer and bishop. Born David Stuart Sheppard in Reigate, As a cricketer he played for Cambridge University, Sussex and England. He converted to Evangelical Christianity while at Cambridge, and was ordained in 1955. He became Bishop of Woolwich in 1969 and Bishop of Liverpool in 1975.
An active broadcaster and campaigner, especially on the subjects of poverty and social reform in the inner cities, he opposed apartheid and the tour to England by the South African cricket team in 1970. Created Baron Sheppard of Liverpool in 1998.