Lewis Bagot

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The Right Reverend
Lewis Bagot
Bishop of St Asaph
Bp Lewis Bagot by John Hoppner.jpg
Lewis Bagot by John Hoppner
Diocese Diocese of St Asaph
In office 1790–1802
Predecessor Samuel Hallifax
Successor Samuel Horsley
Other posts Bishop of Bristol (1782–1783)
Bishop of Norwich (1783–1790)
Personal details
Born (1740-01-01)1 January 1740
Died 4 July 1802(1802-07-04) (aged 62)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Education Westminster School
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford

Lewis Bagot (1 January 1740 – 4 June 1802) was an English cleric, the fifth son of Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot of Blithfield Hall, Staffordshire, and younger brother of William, Lord Bagot.

He was educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford. He was ordained in 1765 and was Canon of Christ Church 1771–1777 and Dean of Christ Church 1777–1783. He was appointed Bishop of Bristol in 1782, Bishop of Norwich in 1783 and Bishop of St Asaph 1790.

Lewis Bagot, Bishop of Bristol, by Thomas Gainsborough.

His portrait appears in the National Portrait Gallery.


Academic offices
Preceded by
William Markham
Dean of Christ Church, Oxford
Succeeded by
Cyril Jackson
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Thomas Newton
Bishop of Bristol
Succeeded by
Christopher Wilson
Preceded by
Philip Yonge
Bishop of Norwich
Succeeded by
George Horne
Preceded by
Samuel Hallifax
Bishop of St Asaph
Succeeded by
Samuel Horsley