Tony Robinson (bishop)
|The Rt Revd
|Bishop of Pontefract,
Area bishop for Wakefield and interim area bishop for Huddersfield
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of Leeds (2014–present)
Diocese of Wakefield (2002–2014)
|Predecessor||Rt Revd Dr David James|
|Other posts||Archdeacon of Pontefract (1997–2002)|
|Consecration||6 December 2002|
25 April 1956 |
|Residence||Pontefract House, Wakefield|
|Children||3: William, Lucy & Matthew|
Anthony William Robinson (known as Tony; born 25 April 1956) is the current Bishop of Pontefract, area bishop for Wakefield and interim area bishop for Huddersfield in the Diocese of Leeds. 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.
Bishop Tony is also 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.
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