Bishop of Warrington

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The Bishop of Warrington is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Liverpool, in the Province of York, England.[1] The title takes its name after the town of Warrington in Cheshire.

List of bishops of Warrington[edit]

Bishops of Warrington
From Until Incumbent Notes
1918 1920 Linton Smith (1869–1950). Translated to Hereford on 5 October 1920.[2]
1920 1927 Edwin Kempson (1862–1931)
1927 1946 Herbert Jones (1870–1958)
1946 1960 Charles Claxton (1903–1992). Translated to Blackburn on 18 July 1960.[3]
1960 1969 Lawrence Brown (1907–1994). Translated to Birmingham on 9 December 1969.[3]
1970 1975 John Bickersteth (b. 1921). Translated to Bath and Wells on 12 December 1975.[3]
1976 1996 Michael Henshall (b. 1928)
1996 2000 John Packer (b. 1946). Consecrated in November 1996 at York Minster and installed at Liverpool Cathedral on 21 November 1996;[4] translated to Ripon and Leeds
2000 2009 David Jennings (b. 1944). Nominated on 11 July 2000;[5] Resigned on 30 September 2009.[6]
2009 present Richard Blackburn (b. 1952) Formerly Archdeacon of Sheffield and Rotherham
Source(s):[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 949. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0. 
  2. ^ Fryde et al. 1986, Handbook of British Chronology, p. 252.
  3. ^ a b c Fryde et al. 1986, Handbook of British Chronology, p. 230.
  4. ^ Bishop Ordained. Retrieved on 28 August 2009.
  5. ^ Suffragan See of Warrington. Number10. Dated 11 July 2000.
  6. ^ Suffragan See of Warrington. Number10. Dated 27 August 2009.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S. et al., eds. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd, reprinted 2003 ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X. 

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