Bishop of Tonbridge
The Bishop of Tonbridge is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Rochester in the Province of Canterbury, England. The title takes its name after Tonbridge, a market town in Kent; the See was erected under the Suffragans Nomination Act 1888 by Order in Council dated 11 September 1958. The bishop assists the diocesan Bishop of Rochester as well as having a particular ministry in the Archdeaconry of Tonbridge.
List of bishops
|Bishops of Tonbridge|
|1968||1972||David Halsey||(1919–2009). Translated to Carlisle|
|1973||1982||Philip Goodrich||(1929–2001). Translated to Worcester|
|1993||2002||Brian Smith||(b. 1943). Translated to Edinburgh|
|2002||2015||Brian Castle||(b. 1949) Retired 31 October 2015.|
|2018||present||Simon Burton-Jones||(b. 1962) Consecrated 3 July 2018.|
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 949. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- "No. 41495". The London Gazette. 12 September 1958. p. 5597.
- Diocese of Rochester — New Bishop of Tonbridge Announced (Accessed 27 March 2018)
- "Gazette: Appointments". Church Times (#7930). 13 March 2015. p. 34. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
- Brian Castle — Retirement as Bishop of Tonbridge Archived 2015-08-29 at the Wayback Machine (Accessed 4 September 2015)
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