Bishop of Stepney

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The Bishop of Stepney is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of London, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title takes its name after Stepney, an inner-city district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The post is currently vacant, awaiting Joanne Grenfell's consecration, scheduled for 3 July 2019.[2] The bishops suffragan of Stepney have been area bishops since the London area scheme was founded in 1979.[3]

List of bishops[edit]

Bishops of Stepney
From Until Incumbent Notes
1895 1897 GeorgeForrestBrowne2.jpg George Forrest Browne (1833–1930). Translated to Bristol
1897 1901[4] Arthur Winnington-Ingram before 1939.png Arthur Winnington-Ingram (1858–1946). Translated to London
1901[4] 1909 Bishop of Stepney.jpg Cosmo Gordon Lang (1864–1945). Translated to York, and later to Canterbury
1909 1919 Henry Luke Paget, Rotary.jpg Luke Paget (1853–1937). Formerly Bishop of Ipswich. Translated to Chester
1919 1928 Henry Mosley (bishop) (1).png Henry Mosley (1868–1948). Translated to Southwell
1928 1936 Charles Edward Curzon.png Charles Curzon (1878–1954). Translated to Exeter
1936 1952 Robert Hamilton Moberly.png Robert Moberly (1884–1978)
1952 1957 No image.svg Joost de Blank (1908–1968)
1957 1968 No image.svg Evered Lunt (1900–1982)
1968 1978 TrevorHuddlestonStatueBedford.JPG Trevor Huddleston (1913–1998). Translated to Mauritius
1978 1991 No image.svg Jim Thompson (1936–2003). First area bishop from 1979; translated to Bath and Wells
1992 1995 Richard Chartres Bishop of London.jpg Richard Chartres (b. 1947). Consecrated on 22 May 1992. Translated to London in 1995
1996 2002 John Sentamu.jpg John Sentamu (b. 1949). Translated to Birmingham, and later to York
2003 2010 No image.svg Stephen Oliver (b. 1948) Retired 6 July 2010
2010 2011 Pete Broadbent
Bishop of Willesden
Acted as Bishop of Stepney from 7 July 2010,[5][6] effectively suspended from 23 November 2010 to 10 January 2011,[6][7] resumed as Acting Bishop until 22 July 2011.
2011 2018 No image.svg Adrian Newman[8][9] (b. 1958) Resigned on 31 October 2018 on health grounds.[10]
2018 2019 Pete Broadbent
Bishop of Willesden
Acting as Bishop of Stepney from 31 October 2018 until Grenfell's consecration.[10]
2019 present No image.svg Joanne Grenfell Since 3 July 2019 consecration.[2]
Source(s):[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 948. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. ^ a b https://www.london.anglican.org/articles/new-bishop-of-stepney-announced/
  3. ^ "4: The Dioceses Commission, 1978–2002" (PDF). Church of England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 June 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
  4. ^ a b "No. 27308". The London Gazette. 26 April 1901. p. 2855.
  5. ^ Diocese of London — Ad clerum: Acting Bishop of Stepney Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ a b Diocese of London — Ad clerum: The Bishop of Willesden Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Bishop who said 'shallow' William and Kate's marriage would fall apart within seven years is suspended. Daily Mail. Published on 23 November 2010.
  8. ^ Number 10 —Suffragan Bishop of Stepney
  9. ^ Diocese of London — Urban pioneer appointed new bishop
  10. ^ a b Bishop of Stepney to step down (Accessed 24 July 2018)

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