Archdeacon of Bristol

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The Archdeacon of Bristol is a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Bristol. The archdeaconry was created – within the Diocese of Gloucester and Bristol – by Order in Council on 7 October 1836[1] and became part of the re-erected Diocese of Bristol on 8 February 1898.[2]

As archdeacon he or she is responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy[3] within three area deaneries: Bristol City, Bristol South and Bristol West. The post is currently vacant; the Archdeacon of Malmesbury is additionally acting Archdeacon of Bristol.

List of archdeacons[edit]

In 1898, the archdeaconry was transferred from Gloucester & Bristol diocese to the new Diocese of Bristol.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 19426. pp. 1734–1738. 7 October 1836. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 26936. pp. 756–758. 8 February 1898. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  3. ^ "ABCD: a basic church dictionary" Meakin, T: Norwich, Canterbury Press, 2001 ISBN 978-1-85311-420-5
  4. ^ "The Venerable Thomas Thorp (1797–1878), Fellow, Tutor, Vice-Master and Archdeacon of Bristol (1836–1873)". BBC. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Gloucestershire Archives: Online Catalogue". Gloucestershire County Councill. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Rev.Canon John Pilkington Norris 1823 - 1891". Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "London Gazette" (PDF). Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Tim McClure to retire in summer 2012". Diocese of Bristol. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Appointments". Church Times (#7814). 21/28 December 2012. p. 58. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 7 June 2014. (subscription required (help)).  Check date values in: |date= (help)