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List of Bishops

With their years and location of service

Source: List of Bishops in England & Ireland

About this page: This list compiles occupation and service lists as found in other sources, with the goal of being able to search and cross-reference the names to see all the places where one person served. More are always being added. More >>

List of Bishops
FirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceSrc
AnglicanGeorge 1609-1610EnglandStaffordshireLichfield
AnglicanGeorge 1610-1611EnglandMiddlesexLondon
AnglicanRobert 1615-1618EnglandWiltshireSalisbury
AnglicanRobert 1537-1556EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
AnglicanEdmund 1559EnglandKentRochester
AnglicanJoseph 1834-1836EnglandGloucestershireBristol
AnglicanJoseph 1836-1845EnglandCambridgeshireEly
AnglicanWilliam 1560-1571EnglandDevonExeter
AnglicanLancelot 1609-1619EnglandCambridgeshireEly
AnglicanLancelot 1618-1626EnglandHampshireWinchester
AnglicanJames 1868-1894EnglandHerefordshireHereford
AnglicanFrancis 1713-1723EnglandKentRochester
AnglicanThe Lord 1854-1869EnglandSomersetBath
AnglicanJohn 1577-1594EnglandMiddlesexLondon
AnglicanGervase 1591-1595WalesGlamorganLlandaff
AnglicanGervase 1595-1597EnglandDevonExeter
AnglicanGervase 1597-1610EnglandWorcestershireWorcester
AnglicanLewis 1782-1783EnglandGloucestershireBristol
AnglicanLewis 1783-1790EnglandNorfolkNorwich
AnglicanLewis 1790-1802WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph
AnglicanRichard 1829-1845EnglandOxfordshireOxford
AnglicanRichard 1845-1854EnglandSomersetBath
AnglicanRalph 1554-1559EnglandStaffordshireLichfield
AnglicanWilliam 1723-1727WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
AnglicanWilliam 1727-1732EnglandNorfolkNorwich
AnglicanJohn 1632-1641EnglandOxfordshireOxford
AnglicanRichard 1597-1604EnglandMiddlesexLondon
AnglicanCyril 1924-1927EnglandCambridgeshirePeterborough
AnglicanJohn 1892-1904EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
AnglicanCharles 1856-1861EnglandGloucestershireBristol
AnglicanCharles 1856-1861EnglandGloucestershireGloucester
AnglicanCharles 1861-1879EnglandDurhamDurham
AnglicanThomas 1675-1691EnglandLincolnshireLincoln
AnglicanWilliam 1536-1548WalesPembrokeshireSt Davids
AnglicanWilliam 1548-1553EnglandSomersetBath
AnglicanWilliam 1605-1608EnglandKentRochester
AnglicanWilliam 1608-1613EnglandLincolnshireLincoln
AnglicanRichard 1570-1577EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
AnglicanRichard 1577-1587EnglandDurhamDurham
AnglicanShute 1769-1782WalesGlamorganLlandaff
AnglicanShute 1782-1791EnglandWiltshireSalisbury
AnglicanShute 1791-1826EnglandDurhamDurham
AnglicanIsaac 1670-1680WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph
AnglicanDavid 1950-1971WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph
AnglicanHenry 1805-1837EnglandNorfolkNorwich
AnglicanLewis 1616-1631WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
AnglicanRichard 1789-1802EnglandGloucestershireGloucester
AnglicanRichard 1802-1824EnglandSomersetBath
AnglicanJames 1746-1787EnglandHerefordshireHereford
AnglicanWilliam 1679-1706WalesGlamorganLlandaff
AnglicanJohn 1539-1543EnglandWorcestershireWorcester
AnglicanHugh 1586-1595WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
AnglicanHugh 1595-1596EnglandCheshireChester
AnglicanRobert 1603-1617EnglandHerefordshireHereford
AnglicanMartin 1734-1752EnglandGloucestershireGloucester
AnglicanThomas 1560-1579EnglandStaffordshireLichfield
AnglicanGilbert 1560-1581EnglandSomersetBath
AnglicanJohn 1560-1570EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
AnglicanChristopher 1824-1830EnglandGloucestershireGloucester
AnglicanChristopher 1830EnglandDevonExeter
AnglicanChristopher 1830-1859WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
AnglicanWilliam 1704-1708WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph
AnglicanEdward 1885-1900EnglandDevonExeter
AnglicanThomas 1596-1597EnglandWorcestershireWorcester
AnglicanThomas 1597-1616EnglandHampshireWinchester
AnglicanJohn 1539-1541WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
AnglicanJohn 1541-1554EnglandCheshireChester
AnglicanPhilip 1710-1713WalesPembrokeshireSt Davids
AnglicanPhilip 1713-1721EnglandHerefordshireHereford
AnglicanOfspring 1708-1716EnglandDevonExeter
AnglicanLancelot 1717-1724EnglandDevonExeter
AnglicanClaude 1927-1949EnglandCambridgeshirePeterborough
AnglicanWalter 1665-1671EnglandOxfordshireOxford
AnglicanWalter 1671-1675EnglandWorcestershireWorcester
AnglicanWilliam 1575-1590WalesGlamorganLlandaff
AnglicanCharles James 1824-1828EnglandCheshireChester
AnglicanCharles James 1828-1856EnglandMiddlesexLondon
AnglicanThomas 1946-1966EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
AnglicanEdmund 1538-1539EnglandHerefordshireHereford
AnglicanEdmund 1539-1549EnglandMiddlesexLondon
AnglicanEdmund 1553-1559EnglandMiddlesexLondon
AnglicanCharles 1516-1535EnglandHerefordshireHereford
AnglicanHugh 1719-1724EnglandGloucestershireBristol
AnglicanGilbert 1554-1559EnglandSomersetBath
AnglicanJohn 1630-1637EnglandKentRochester
AnglicanJames 1840-1843EnglandStaffordshireLichfield
AnglicanWilliam 1571-1578EnglandDevonExeter
AnglicanHarold 1946-1960EnglandSomersetBath
AnglicanSamuel 1718-1723EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
AnglicanSamuel 1723-1731EnglandKentRochester
AnglicanWilliam 1724-1732EnglandGloucestershireBristol
AnglicanJohn 1619-1646EnglandCheshireChester
AnglicanJohn 1604-1618EnglandOxfordshireOxford
AnglicanJames 1554-1558EnglandGloucestershireGloucester
AnglicanGeorge Forrest 1897-1914EnglandGloucestershireBristol
AnglicanHarold 1864-1873EnglandCambridgeshireEly
AnglicanHarold 1873-1891EnglandHampshireWinchester
AnglicanRalph 1642-1659EnglandDevonExeter
AnglicanJohn 1611-1628EnglandKentRochester
AnglicanJohn 1628-1631EnglandCambridgeshireEly
Updated: 30 Aug 2019

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12BishopsAR,
14BishopsCT,
7BishopsDC,
25BishopsDE,
1BishopsEngland, Bedford
96BishopsEngland, Cambridgeshire, Ely
36BishopsEngland, Cheshire, Chester
65BishopsEngland, Cumberland, Carlisle
67BishopsEngland, Devon, Exeter
67BishopsEngland, Durham, Durham
87BishopsEngland, Gloucestershire, Bristol
63BishopsEngland, Hampshire, Winchester
73BishopsEngland, Herefordshire, Hereford
90BishopsEngland, Kent, Rochester
7BishopsEngland, Lancashire, Manchester
68BishopsEngland, Lincolnshire, Lincoln
83BishopsEngland, Middlesex, London
74BishopsEngland, Norfolk, Norwich
38BishopsEngland, Oxfordshire, Oxford
59BishopsEngland, Somerset, Bath
64BishopsEngland, Staffordshire, Lichfield
103BishopsEngland, Sussex, Chichester
9BishopsEngland, Warwickshire, Coventry
78BishopsEngland, Wiltshire, Salisbury
87BishopsEngland, Worcestershire, Worcester
6BishopsFL,
16BishopsGA, , Diocese of Atlanta
7BishopsIA,
21BishopsIL, , Diocese of Chicago
13BishopsIN, , Diocese of Indianapolis
13BishopsIndia, , Calcutta
7BishopsIreland, Armagh Co, Armagh
6BishopsIreland, Carlow Co, Leighlin
25BishopsIreland, Clare Co, Kilfenora
13BishopsIreland, Cork Co, Cloyne
21BishopsIreland, Donegal Co, Raphoe
47BishopsIreland, Down Co, Dromore
40BishopsIreland, Dublin Co, Dublin
25BishopsIreland, Galway Co, Clonfert
1BishopsIreland, Kerry Co, Ardfert
41BishopsIreland, Kildare Co, Kildare
3BishopsIreland, Kilkenny Co, Ossory
8BishopsIreland, Limerick Co
8BishopsIreland, Londonderry Co, Derry
10BishopsIreland, Meath Co
7BishopsIreland, Roscommon Co, Elphin
27BishopsIreland, Tyrone Co, Clogher
17BishopsIreland, Waterford Co, Waterford
29BishopsIreland, Wexford Co, Ferns
14BishopsIsle of Man,
11BishopsKY,
9BishopsLA,
21BishopsMA,
9BishopsMD, , Easton
8BishopsME,
14BishopsMI,
11BishopsMO, , Diocese of St Louis
7BishopsMS,
17BishopsNC,
8BishopsNH,
19BishopsNJ,
38BishopsNY, , Central
8BishopsNY, Albany Co, Albany
5BishopsNY, Monroe Co, Rochester
15BishopsOH,
35BishopsPA, , Diocese of Bethlehem
11BishopsRI,
16BishopsSC,
9BishopsTN,
23BishopsVA, , Southern
9BishopsVT,
69BishopsWales, Caernarvonshire, Bangor
39BishopsWales, Denbighshire, St Asaph
70BishopsWales, Glamorgan, Llandaff
74BishopsWales, Pembrokeshire, St Davids
15BishopsWI, , Diocese of Milwaukee
5BishopsWV,
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