Anglican Bishop of Shrewsbury

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The Anglican Bishop of Shrewsbury is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Lichfield, in the Province of Canterbury, England. [1] The title takes its name after the town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire and was first created under the Suffragan Bishops Act 1534. The Bishop of Shrewsbury has particular episcopal oversight of the parishes in the Archdeaconry of Salop. The bishops suffragan of Shrewsbury have been area bishops since the Lichfield area scheme was instituted in 1992. [2]

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The current bishop is Sarah Bullock, since her consecration on 3 July 2019. [3]

List of bishops

Anglican Bishops of Shrewsbury
FromUntilIncumbentNotes
15371561 Lewis Thomas Not appointed for diocese of Lichfield, but probably for the diocese of Llandaff.
15611888in abeyance
18881905 Sir Lovelace Stamer, Bt
19051940in abeyance
19401944 Eric Hamilton
19441959 Robert Hodson
19591970 William Parker
19701980 Francis Cocks
19801987 Leslie Lloyd Rees
19871994 John Davies First area bishop from 1992.
19942001 David Hallatt
20012009 Alan Smith Translated to St Albans
20092018 Mark Rylands Retired July 2018. [4]
2019present Sarah Bullock Consecrated 3 July 2019. [3]
Source(s): [1] [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 948. ISBN   978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. "4: The Dioceses Commission, 1978–2002" (PDF). Church of England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 April 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
  3. 1 2 "Diocese of Lichfield - News - New Bishop of Shrewsbury announced". www.lichfield.anglican.org. Archived from the original on 7 May 2019.
  4. Diocese of Lichfield — Bishop Mark to bid farewell (Accessed 22 March 2018)
  5. Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I., eds. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd, reprinted 2003 ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 288. ISBN   0-521-56350-X.