Bishop of Knaresborough
The Bishop of Knaresborough is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Ripon and Leeds, in the Province of York, England. The title takes its name after the historic market and spa town of Knaresborough in North Yorkshire.
Upon the expected creation of the Diocese of Leeds, approved by the General Synod on 8 July 2013, the see will be renamed to become the suffragan see for the area Bishop of Ripon; it has been indicated that James Bell would continue in post as the area Bishop of Ripon.
List of bishops
|Bishops of Knaresborough|
|1934||1938||Paul de Labilliere||(1879–1946). Afterwards Dean of Westminster.|
|1948||1965||Henry de Candole||(1895–1971)|
|1965||1972||John Howard Cruse||(1908–1979)|
|1979||1986||John Dennis||(b. 1931). Translated to St Edmundsbury & Ipswich.|
|1986||1997||Malcolm Menin||(b. 1932)|
|2004||present||James Bell||(b. 1950)|
Area Bishop of Ripon
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 947. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- The Church of England – Synod approves new Diocese of Leeds for West Yorkshire and The Dales
- Moving towards a new diocese for West Yorkshire and the Dales (Accessed 9 July 2013)
-  (Accessed 4 March 2013)
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