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Godfrey Rust  
(for professional profile see Linked In here)


was born in London in 1953 and has lived in Ealing in west London since 1984.


is married to Tessa, a Church of England minister who is currently a chaplain at Heathrow Airport and an advisor to the Diocese of London. They met and married at All Souls, Langham Place, London, and since 1986 have been members and leaders at St John's Church in West Ealing. They have three adult children: Emma (a medical doctor and married to Tom Nixon, with baby Leo), Joel (a classical composer married to Laura Fontanills) and Adam (a muscial director/multi-instrumentalist/producer/songwriter).



has a BA in Philosophy and Literature from Warwick University, works as a consultant data architect and ontologist (director of Rightscom Ltd, www.rightscom.com - for professional profile see here) and in the past has been a music industry journalist, managed the pop charts and been an executive of the UK's music copyright societies.


makes music. His album Prayers in Time was released in May 2018. Previously Recorded three albums with Geoff Shattock as Shattock and Rust, as well as parodies and nonsense like Fly with the Eagles.


writes things. The photos above were both taken by Jake Bernard with an interval of 39 years: at Warwick University Arts Centre in 1973, and reading Come on in, the sofa's lovely at a gathering of university friends in 2012 in London.


runs, marathons in a previous life and now as a member of Ealing Eagles, the best social running club on the planet.


Brother of the groom (1973) and father of the bride (2009, above and below).