Bishop of Hull
The Bishop of Hull is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of York, England. The suffragan bishop, along with the Bishop of Selby and the Bishop of Whitby, assists the Archbishop of York in overseeing the diocese.
The title takes its name after the city of Kingston upon Hull and was first created under the Suffragan Bishops Act 1534. Today, the Bishop of Hull is responsible for the Archdeaconry of the East Riding.
List of bishops of Hull
|Bishops of Hull|
|1538||1579||Robert Pursglove||Consecrated on 29 December 1538; died on 2 May 1579.|
|1910||1913||John Augustine Kempthorne ||Translated to Lichfield|
|1931||1934||Bernard Heywood||Translated to Ely|
|1977||1981||Geoffrey Paul||Translated to Bradford|
|1994||1998||James Jones||Translated to Liverpool|
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