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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
Roman CatholicLewis 1398WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
Roman CatholicHenry de 1193-1218WalesGlamorganLlandaff
Roman CatholicRobert de Sancta 1256EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
Roman CatholicPeter of 1240-1268EnglandHerefordshireHereford
Roman CatholicJohn 1472-1476EnglandKentRochester
Roman CatholicJohn 1476-1486EnglandWorcestershireWorcester
Roman CatholicJohn 1486-1500EnglandCambridgeshireEly
AnglicanRobert 1537-1556EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
AnglicanEdmund 1559EnglandKentRochester
AnglicanJoseph 1834-1836EnglandGloucestershireBristol
AnglicanJoseph 1836-1845EnglandCambridgeshireEly
AnglicanWilliam 1560-1571EnglandDevonExeter
Roman CatholicWilliam 1426-1436EnglandNorfolkNorwich
Roman CatholicWilliam 1437-1450EnglandLincolnshireLincoln
AnglicanLancelot 1609-1619EnglandCambridgeshireEly
AnglicanLancelot 1618-1626EnglandHampshireWinchester
Roman CatholicThomas 1363-1395EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
Roman CatholicSimon of 1214-1223EnglandDevonExeter
Roman CatholicJohn 1496-1502EnglandStaffordshireLichfield
Roman CatholicJohn 1502-1504EnglandDevonExeter
Roman CatholicThomas 1374-1388EnglandCambridgeshireEly
Roman CatholicNicholas 1441-1458WalesGlamorganLlandaff
Roman CatholicRigaud of 1319-1323EnglandHampshireWinchester
Roman CatholicGeorge de 1517-1537WalesGlamorganLlandaff
AnglicanJames 1868-1894EnglandHerefordshireHereford
AnglicanFrancis 1713-1723EnglandKentRochester
Roman CatholicWilliam 1514-1521EnglandLincolnshireLincoln
AnglicanThe Lord 1854-1869EnglandSomersetBath
Roman CatholicEdmund 1480-1492EnglandKentRochester
Roman CatholicEdmund 1492-1502EnglandHerefordshireHereford
Roman CatholicEdmund 1502-1524EnglandWiltshireSalisbury
Roman CatholicHugh of 1186-1200EnglandLincolnshireLincoln
Roman CatholicLawrence de 1288EnglandWiltshireSalisbury
Roman CatholicWilliam 1325-1336EnglandNorfolkNorwich
AnglicanJohn 1577-1594EnglandMiddlesexLondon
Roman CatholicWilliam 1325EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
Roman CatholicWilliam 1438-1450EnglandWiltshireSalisbury
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
Roman CatholicChristopher 1507-1508EnglandDurhamDurham
AnglicanRalph 1554-1559EnglandStaffordshireLichfield
AnglicanWilliam 1723-1727WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
AnglicanWilliam 1727-1732EnglandNorfolkNorwich
Roman CatholicRalph 1304-1313EnglandMiddlesexLondon
Roman CatholicRobert 1325-1325EnglandNorfolkNorwich
Roman CatholicHugh de 1258-1286EnglandCambridgeshireEly
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
Roman CatholicJohn 1362-1363EnglandWorcestershireWorcester
Roman CatholicJohn 1363-1366EnglandSomersetBath
Roman CatholicJohn 1367-1373EnglandCambridgeshireEly
Roman CatholicWilliam 1504-1505EnglandMiddlesexLondon
Roman CatholicAndrew 1395-1396WalesGlamorganLlandaff
AnglicanShute 1769-1782WalesGlamorganLlandaff
AnglicanShute 1782-1791EnglandWiltshireSalisbury
AnglicanShute 1791-1826EnglandDurhamDurham
AnglicanIsaac 1670-1680WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph
Roman CatholicWilliam 1418-1423WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
Roman CatholicWilliam 1423-1429EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
AnglicanDavid 1950-1971WalesDenbighshireSt Asaph
Roman CatholicFulk 1241-1259EnglandMiddlesexLondon
Roman CatholicWilliam 1344-1355EnglandNorfolkNorwich
AnglicanHenry 1805-1837EnglandNorfolkNorwich
AnglicanLewis 1616-1631WalesCaernarvonshireBangor
AnglicanRichard 1789-1802EnglandGloucestershireGloucester
AnglicanRichard 1802-1824EnglandSomersetBath
Roman CatholicRichard 1448-1450EnglandHerefordshireHereford
Roman CatholicRichard 1450-1481EnglandWiltshireSalisbury
AnglicanJames 1746-1787EnglandHerefordshireHereford
Roman CatholicWilliam de 1085-1091EnglandNorfolkNorwich
Roman CatholicHenry 1398-1404EnglandLincolnshireLincoln
Roman CatholicHenry 1404-1447EnglandHampshireWinchester
Roman CatholicHugh of 1218-1223EnglandCumberlandCarlisle
Roman CatholicRichard I de 1108-1127EnglandMiddlesexLondon
Roman CatholicRichard II de 1152-1162EnglandMiddlesexLondon
Roman CatholicLewis de 1317-1333EnglandDurhamDurham
AnglicanWilliam 1679-1706WalesGlamorganLlandaff
Roman CatholicThomas 1443-1465EnglandSomersetBath
Roman CatholicAnthony 1320EnglandLincolnshireLincoln

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9BishopsAL,
12BishopsAR,
14BishopsCT,
7BishopsDC,
25BishopsDE,
1BishopsEngland, Bedford
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
21BishopsEngland, Kent, Canterbury
69BishopsEngland, Kent, Rochester
7BishopsEngland, Lancashire, Manchester
68BishopsEngland, Lincolnshire, Lincoln
82BishopsEngland, Middlesex, London
1BishopsEngland, Middlesex, Westminster
74BishopsEngland, Norfolk, Norwich
38BishopsEngland, Oxfordshire, Oxford
59BishopsEngland, Somerset, Bath
64BishopsEngland, Staffordshire, Lichfield
41BishopsEngland, Sussex, Chicester
62BishopsEngland, Sussex, Chichester
1BishopsEngland, Warwickshire, Coventry
8BishopsEngland, Warwickshire, Coventry, St Michaels Church
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
13BishopsIndia, , Calcutta
7BishopsIreland, Armagh Co, Armagh
6BishopsIreland, Carlow Co, Leighlin
6BishopsIreland, Clare Co, Kilfenora
19BishopsIreland, Clare Co, Killaloe
9BishopsIreland, Cork Co, Cloyne
4BishopsIreland, Cork Co, Cork
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,
6BishopsKY,
5BishopsKY, , Diocese of Louisville
9BishopsLA,
15BishopsMA,
6BishopsMA, , Western
9BishopsMD, , Easton
8BishopsME,
8BishopsMI,
6BishopsMI, , Northern Michigan
4BishopsMO, , Diocese of Kansas City
7BishopsMO, , Diocese of St Louis
7BishopsMS,
10BishopsNC,
7BishopsNC, , East Carolina
8BishopsNH,
10BishopsNJ,
9BishopsNJ, , Newark
8BishopsNY, , Central
14BishopsNY, , Diocese of New York
7BishopsNY, , Long Island
9BishopsNY, , Western
8BishopsNY, Albany Co, Albany
5BishopsNY, Monroe Co, Rochester
9BishopsOH,
6BishopsOH, , Southern Ohio
14BishopsPA,
7BishopsPA, , Diocese of Bethlehem
7BishopsPA, , Diocese of Pittsburgh
7BishopsPA, , Northwestern
11BishopsRI,
12BishopsSC,
4BishopsSC, , Upper South Carolina
9BishopsTN,
11BishopsVA,
8BishopsVA, , Southern
4BishopsVA, , Southwestern
9BishopsVT,
69BishopsWales, Caernarvonshire, Bangor
39BishopsWales, Denbighshire, St Asaph
70BishopsWales, Glamorgan, Llandaff
74BishopsWales, Pembrokeshire, St Davids
3BishopsWI,
5BishopsWI, , Diocese of Fond du Lac
7BishopsWI, , Diocese of Milwaukee
5BishopsWV,

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