Bishop of Buckingham

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The Bishop of Buckingham is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Oxford, in the Province of Canterbury, England. [1] The title takes its name from the historic county town of Buckingham; the See was erected under the Suffragans Nomination Act 1888, by Order in Council dated 22 November 1913. [2] The bishops suffragan of Buckingham have been area bishops since the Oxford area scheme was founded in 1984. [3]

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List of bishops

Bishops of Buckingham
FromUntilIncumbentNotes
19141921 Edward Shaw became Assistant Bishop and Archdeacon of Oxford
19211944 Philip Eliot
19441960 Robert Hay
19601964 Gordon Savage Translated to Southwell
19641974 Christopher Pepys
19741994 Simon Burrows First area bishop from 1984.
19941998 Colin Bennetts Translated to Coventry
19982003 Mike Hill Translated to Bristol
2003present Alan Wilson
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References

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  2. "No. 28776". The London Gazette . 25 November 1913. p. 8496.
  3. "4: The Dioceses Commission, 1978–2002" (PDF). Church of England. Retrieved 23 April 2013.