Bishop of Hallam
|Bishop of Hallam|
Ralph Heskett, C.Ss.R.
|Cathedral||St Marie's Cathedral, Sheffield|
|Formation||30 May 1980|
The Diocese of Hallam takes its name after Hallamshire, an historical area of South Yorkshire, and was erected on 30 May 1980 from parts of the dioceses of Leeds and Nottingham. The diocese has an area of 1,030 km2 (400 sq mi) and covers the County of South Yorkshire, parts of the High Peak and Chesterfield districts of Derbyshire, and the district of Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire. The see is in the City of Sheffield where the bishop's seat is located at the Cathedral Church of Saint Marie. The bishop's official address is The Diocesan Centre, St. Charles' Street, Sheffield.
List of the Bishops of Hallam
|Bishops of Hallam|
|1980||1996||Gerald Moverley||Formerly an auxiliary bishop of Leeds (1967–1980). Appointed Bishop of Hallam on 30 May 1980. Resigned on 9 July 1996 and died on 14 December 1996.|
|1997||2014||John Rawsthorne||Formerly an auxiliary bishop of Liverpool (1981–1997). Appointed Bishop of Hallam on 4 June 1997. Retired on 20 May 2014|
|2014||present||Ralph Heskett, C.Ss.R.||Formerly Bishop of Gibraltar (2010–2014). Appointed Bishop of Hallam on 20 May 2014.|
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