Bishop of Whitby

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The Bishop of Whitby is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of York, in the Province of York, England. [1] The title takes its name after the town of Whitby in North Yorkshire; the See was erected under the Suffragans Nomination Act 1888 by Order in Council dated 30 July 1923. [2] The Bishop of Whitby oversees the Archdeaconry of Cleveland. On 3 July 2014 Paul Ferguson was consecrated as Bishop of Whitby. [3]

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The Bishop of Whitby formerly had episcopal oversight of traditionalist parishes in the whole Diocese of York. Bates agreed not to ordain women and Ladds and Warner were both opponents of the ordination of women; however with the appointment of Ferguson, a supporter of women's ordination, oversight has been passed to Glyn Webster, Bishop of Beverley (as PEV.)

List of bishops

Bishops of Whitby
FromUntilIncumbentNotes
19231939 Henry Woollcombe (1869–1941). Translated to Selby.
19391947 Harold Hubbard (1883–1953). Retired.
19471954 Walter Baddeley (1894–1960). Translated to Blackburn.
19541961 Philip Wheeldon (1913–1992). Translated to Kimberley and Kuruman.
19611972 George Snow (1907–1991). Retired.
19721975 John Yates (1925–2008). Translated to Gloucester.
19761983 Clifford Barker (1926-2017). Translated to Selby
19831999 Gordon Bates (b. 1934). Retired.
19992008 Robert Ladds SSC (b. 1941). Retired.
20102012 Martin Warner SSC (b. 1958). Translated to Chichester in 2012.
October 2012December 2012 Philip North, bishop-designateLater became Bishop of Burnley (2015–present) and Bishop-nominate of Sheffield (2017).
3 July 2014present Paul Ferguson Previously Archdeacon of Cleveland. [3]
Source(s): [1] [4]

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Paul John Ferguson, FRCO is a Church of England bishop. Since 2014, he has been the Bishop of Whitby.

References

  1. 1 2 Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 949. ISBN   978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. "No. 32849". The London Gazette . 31 July 1923. p. 5211.
  3. 1 2 Diocese of York – New Bishops of Selby and Whitby (Accessed 2 May 2014)
  4. "Bishops of Whitby". Archived from the original on 21 July 2013. Retrieved 20 July 2012.