Tony Robinson (bishop)
|The Rt Revd
|Area Bishop of Wakefield|
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of Leeds (2014–present)
Diocese of Wakefield (2002–2014)
|Other posts||Bishop of Pontefract (former name of suffragan See of Wakefield)
Archdeacon of Pontefract (1997–2002)
|Consecration||6 December 2002|
25 April 1956 |
|Residence||Pontefract House, Wakefield|
|Children||3: William, Lucy & Matthew|
He was educated at Bedford Modern. After a period of study at Salisbury and Wells Theological College he was ordained in 1983. His career began with a curacy at St Paul’s, Tottenham. He was then Rural Dean of North Leicester and finally (before his consecration to the episcopate on 6 December 2002) Archdeacon of Pontefract.
Robinson is the patron of Street Angels - Christian Nightlife Initiatives, a post held since 2010.
- Tony Robinson Esq (1956–1983)
- The Revd Tony Robinson (1983–1994)
- The Revd Canon Tony Robinson (1994–1997)
- The Ven Tony Robinson (1997–2002)
- The Rt Revd Tony Robinson (2002–present)
- The Transformation Programme – First new diocese for more than 85 years created on April 20 (Accessed 19 April 2014)
- Wakefield Diocese — CV
- Wakefield Diocese — Bishops
- Who's Who2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
- Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
- BBC Bradford announcement
- Debrett's People of Today London,2008 Debrett's, ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
- "Women in the Episcopate - Results on Voting". Retrieved 31 March 2014.
- "Wakefield Diocese voting results". Retrieved 31 March 2014.
- "New Chairman of Forward in Faith". News. Forward in Faith. 17 November 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Pontefract
as Area Bishop of Wakefield
as Bishop of Pontefract
|Area Bishop of Wakefield
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