Bishop of Kensington

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Bishop of Kensington is an episcopal title used by an area bishop of the Church of England Diocese of London, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The Bishop of Kensington is responsible for a part of Greater London, including Kensington, Hounslow, Hampton, Hammersmith and Fulham, plus the Spelthorne district in Surrey. The bishops suffragan of Kensington have been area bishops since the London area scheme was founded in 1979.[2]

List of bishops[edit]

Bishops of Kensington
From Until Incumbent Notes
1901 1911 Frederick Ridgeway (1875–1921). Translated to Salisbury
1911 1932 John Maud (1860–1932)
1932 1942 Bertram Simpson (1883–1971). Translated to Southwark
1942 1949 Henry Campbell (1887–1970). Formerly Bishop of Willesden. Translated to Guildford
1949 1961 Cyril Easthaugh (1897–1988). Translated to Peterborough
1962 1964 Edward Roberts (1908–2001). Formerly Bishop of Malmesbury. Translated to Ely
1964 1980 Ronald Goodchild (1910–1998) First area bishop from 1979.
1981 1987 Mark Santer (b. 1936). Translated to Birmingham
1987 1994 John Hughes (1935–1994)
1994 1996 no appointment
1996 2008 Michael Colclough (b. 1944). Moved to become Canon Residentiary and Canon Pastor at St Paul's Cathedral
2008 present Paul Williams [3]
Source(s):[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 947. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0. 
  2. ^ "4: The Dioceses Commission, 1978–2002". Church of England. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Daily Telegraph Issue no 47,759 (dated Saturday 20 December 2008) Appointments in the clergy p 26

External links[edit]