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List of Bishops

With their years and location of service

Source: List of Bishops in England & Ireland

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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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64BishopsEngland, Cambridgeshire, Ely
32BishopsEngland, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
36BishopsEngland, Cheshire, Chester
65BishopsEngland, Cumberland, Carlisle
67BishopsEngland, Devon, Exeter
67BishopsEngland, Durham, Durham
53BishopsEngland, Gloucestershire, Bristol
34BishopsEngland, Gloucestershire, Gloucester
63BishopsEngland, Hampshire, Winchester
73BishopsEngland, Herefordshire, Hereford
69BishopsEngland, Kent, Rochester
7BishopsEngland, Lancashire, Manchester
68BishopsEngland, Lincolnshire, Lincoln
82BishopsEngland, Middlesex, London
70BishopsEngland, Norfolk, Norwich
38BishopsEngland, Oxfordshire, Oxford
59BishopsEngland, Somerset, Bath
64BishopsEngland, Staffordshire, Lichfield
41BishopsEngland, Sussex, Chicester
36BishopsEngland, Sussex, Chichester
78BishopsEngland, Wiltshire, Salisbury
87BishopsEngland, Worcestershire, Worcester
6BishopsFL,
8BishopsGA,
8BishopsGA, , Diocese of Atlanta
7BishopsIA,
11BishopsIL, , Diocese of Chicago
10BishopsIL, , Diocese of Springfield
8BishopsIN, , Diocese of Indianapolis
5BishopsIN, , Northern Indiana
6BishopsKY,
5BishopsKY, , Diocese of Louisville
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15BishopsMA,
6BishopsMA, , Western
9BishopsMD, , Easton
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6BishopsMI, , Northern Michigan
4BishopsMO, , Diocese of Kansas City
7BishopsMO, , Diocese of St Louis
7BishopsMS,
10BishopsNC,
7BishopsNC, , East Carolina
8BishopsNH,
10BishopsNJ,
9BishopsNJ, , Newark
8BishopsNY, , Albany
8BishopsNY, , Central
14BishopsNY, , Diocese of New York
7BishopsNY, , Long Island
5BishopsNY, , Rochester
9BishopsNY, , Western
9BishopsOH,
6BishopsOH, , Southern Ohio
14BishopsPA,
7BishopsPA, , Diocese of Bethlehem
7BishopsPA, , Diocese of Pittsburgh
7BishopsPA, , Northwestern
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12BishopsSC,
4BishopsSC, , Upper South Carolina
9BishopsTN,
11BishopsVA,
8BishopsVA, , Southern
4BishopsVA, , Southwestern
9BishopsVT,
69BishopsWales, Caernarvonshire, Bangor
35BishopsWales, Denbighshire, St Asaph
70BishopsWales, Glamorgan, Llandaff
74BishopsWales, Pembrokeshire, St Davids
3BishopsWI,
5BishopsWI, , Diocese of Fond du Lac
7BishopsWI, , Diocese of Milwaukee
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