Bishop of Lewes
The Bishop of Lewes is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Chichester, in the Province of Canterbury, England. The title takes its name after Lewes, the county town of East Sussex. The bishops suffragan of Lewes were area bishops since the Chichester area scheme was erected in 1984 until 2013. The bishop oversees the archdeaconries of Hastings & Brighton and Lewes.
List of bishops
|Bishops of Lewes|
|1909||1914||Leonard Burrows||Translated to Sheffield|
|1928||1929||William Streatfeild |
|1977||1992||Peter Ball||First area bishop from 1984; translated to Gloucester. Pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent assault and one of misconduct in a public office while Bishop of Lewes|
|1992||1996||Ian Cundy||Translated to Peterborough|
|1997||2012||Wallace Benn||Retired on 31 October 2012; last area bishop until his retirement|
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 947. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- The Diocese of Chichester: The Bishops Archived July 4, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 7 June 2008.
- "4: The Dioceses Commission, 1978–2002" (PDF). Church of England. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
- Noel Streatfeild's Life. Retrieved on 7 June 2008.
- "Former bishop Peter Ball admits sex offences". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
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