Assistant Bishop of Leicester

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The Assistant Bishop of Leicester is an episcopal title used by the sole full-time stipendiary assistant bishop (effectively suffragan bishop) of the Church of England Diocese of Leicester in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title takes its name as the bishop who assists the diocesan Bishop of Leicester.

The Rt Revd Christopher Boyle has been the Assistant Bishop of Leicester since 6 September 2009,[2] having previously served in the Anglican Church of the Province of Central Africa as the last British[3] diocesan Bishop of Northern Malawi for eight years (2001–2009).[4]

List of bishops[edit]

Assistant Bishops of Leicester
From Until Incumbent Notes
1988 1995 Godfrey Ashby
1995 2001 Bill Down Formerly Bishop of Bermuda[5]
2001 2009 ?
2009 present Christopher Boyle Formerly Bishop of Northern Malawi.