Bishop of Burnley
The title takes its name after the town of Burnley in Lancashire. Originally, the suffragan bishops were appointed for the diocese of Manchester, but with the creation of the Diocese of Blackburn in 1926, Burnley came under the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Blackburn.
List of bishops
|Bishops of Burnley|
|1901||1904||Edwyn Hoskyns||Translated to Southwell|
|1994||2000||Martyn Jarrett||Translated to Beverley|
|2000||2014||John Goddard||Retired 19 July 2014.|
|2015||present||Philip North||previously Bishop-designate of Whitby (October–December 2012); consecrated 2 February 2015 at York Minster; Bishop-nominate of Sheffield (January–March 2017).|
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 946. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- "No. 27359". The London Gazette. 27 September 1901. p. 6292.
- "Press release - Suffragan Bishop of Burnley: Reverend Philip John North". gov.uk. Westminster. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
- Diocese of Blackburn – Consecration of the Eleventh Bishop of Burnley at York Minster (Accessed 2 February 2015)
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