Archdeacon of Bradford

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The Archdeacon of Bradford is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Leeds. The archdeaconry was originally created within the now-defunct Diocese of Bradford by Order in Council on 25 February 1921. [1]

As Archdeacon she or he is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy [2] within four area deaneries: Airedale, Bowling & Horton, Calverley and Otley. [3]

Since the creation of the Diocese of Leeds [4] on 20 April 2014, the archdeaconry forms the Bradford episcopal area under the Area Bishop of Bradford. [5]

List of archdeacons

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References

  1. "No. 32239". The London Gazette . 25 February 1921. pp. 1565–1570.
  2. "ABCD: a basic church dictionary" Meakin, T: Norwich, Canterbury Press, 2001 ISBN   978-1-85311-420-5
  3. "The diocese of Bradford" . Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  4. The Church of England – Synod approves new Diocese of Leeds for West Yorkshire and The Dales
  5. Moving towards a new diocese for West Yorkshire and the Dales (Accessed 9 July 2013)
  6. Ripon Cathedral — Service Notices, 17 January 2016 (Accessed 31 January 2016)
  7. Diocese of Leeds — Archdeacon of Bradford appointed (Accessed 13 July 2016)