Anglican Bishop of Leeds

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For the Roman Catholic Bishop, see Bishop of Leeds.
Bishop of Leeds
Bishopric
anglican
Incumbent:
Nick Baines
Province York
Diocese Leeds
Cathedral
First incumbent Nick Baines
Formation 20 April 2014

The Bishop of Leeds is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Leeds[1] in the Province of York.

The diocese and see were created by The Dioceses of Bradford, Ripon and Leeds and Wakefield Reorganisation Scheme 2013[2] on 20 April 2014. Nick Baines became diocesan and area bishop of Leeds upon the confirmation of his election on 8 June 2014;[3][4] but he acted as diocesan and area bishop from 22 April 2014.[5]

List of bishops[edit]

Diocesan and Area Bishops of Leeds
From Until Incumbent Notes
20 April 2014 22 April 2014 Tom Butler, acting diocesan bishop [6]
20 April 2014 22 April 2014 James Bell, Bishop of Knaresborough and acting area bishop [6]
8 June 2014 present Nick Baines Previously diocesan Bishop of Bradford; acting diocesan and area bishop 22 April–8 June 2014;[5] announced 4 February 2014;[3] confirmation of election 8 June.[4]

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