Bishop of Edmonton (London)
The Bishop of Edmonton is an episcopal title used by an area bishop of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury, England. The title takes its name after Edmonton, an area in the North of the London Borough of Enfield.
The bishops suffragan of Edmonton have been area bishops since the London area scheme was founded in 1979. The post of suffragan fell vacant following the retirement of Peter Wheatley, who began his ministry as suffragan bishop in March 1999 and retired at the end of 2014. On 9 July 2015, it was announced that Rob Wickham was to become the next area bishop from his consecration on 23 September of that year.
List of bishops
|Bishops of Edmonton|
|1975||1984||Bill Westwood||(1925-1999). First area bishop from 1979; translated to Peterborough|
|1985||1998||Brian Masters||(1932-1998). Died in office. Formerly Bishop of Fulham|
|1999||31 December 2014||Peter Wheatley||(b. 1947). Formerly Archdeacon of Hampstead; retired at the end of 2014|
|2014||2015||Pete Broadbent, area Bishop of Willesden||acting area bishop|
|23 September 2015||present||Rob Wickham|||
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 946. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- "4: The Dioceses Commission, 1978–2002" (PDF). Church of England. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
- Bishop of Edmonton Archived December 18, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved on 16 June 2008.
- Thinking Anglicans – Bishop of Edmonton to retire (Accessed 19 July 2014)
- Diocese of London – Two new bishops and new archdeacon for London announced (Accessed 9 July 2015)
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