James Yorke (bishop)
|The Right Reverend and Honourable
|Bishop of Ely|
|Diocese||Diocese of Ely|
|Other posts||Dean of Lincoln (1762–1781)
Bishop of St David's (1774–1779)
Bishop of Gloucester (1779–1781)
|Born||9 March 1730|
|Died||26 August 1808(aged 78)|
|Parents||Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke
|Spouse||Mary Maddox (m.1762)|
|Alma mater||Corpus Christi College, Cambridge|
James Yorke (9 March 1730 – 26 August 1808) was a British clergyman.
Yorke was the son of Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke and Margaret Cocks.
Yorke served as Rector of Great Horkesley, Essex, 1754–1756.
- Joseph Yorke (1765–1830), married Catherine Cocks, niece of Charles Cocks, 1st Baron Somers, and became father of Joseph Yorke, politician
- Rev. Philip Yorke (1770–1817), married Hon. Anna Maria Cocks, daughter of the 1st Baron Somers, and became father of Philip James Yorke, soldier and scientist
He was buried at Forthampton, Gloucestershire.
- "thePeerage". Retrieved 2008-09-25.
- Fasti Wyndesorienses, May 1950. S.L. Ollard. Published by the Dean and Canons of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
- "Rt.Rev. James Yorke 1730 - 1808". Retrieved 23 March 2015.
|Church of England titles|
|Dean of Lincoln
|Bishop of St David's
|Bishop of Gloucester
|Bishop of Ely
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