Bishop of Hertford
The Bishop of Hertford is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of St Albans, in the Province of Canterbury, England. The suffragan See was created by Order in Council of 5 July 1889, but remained dormant until first filled in December 1967. The title takes its name after Hertford, the county town of Hertfordshire. The Bishop suffragan of Hertford, along with the Bishop suffragan of Bedford, assists the diocesan Bishop of St Albans in overseeing the diocese.
List of bishops
|Bishops of Hertford|
|1967||1971||John Trillo||(1915–1992). Translated from Bedford; later to Chelmsford|
|1971||1974||Victor Whitsey||(1916–1987). Translated to Chester|
|1974||1981||Peter Mumford||(1922–1992). Translated to Truro|
|1990||2001||Robin Smith||(b. 1936)|
|2001||Sept 2010||Christopher Foster ||(b. 1953). Translated to Portsmouth|
|2010||23 July 2014||Paul Bayes||(b. 1954) Previously National Mission and Evangelism Adviser; translated to Liverpool|
|2015 (announced)||bishop-designate||Michael Beasley||(b. 1968)|
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 947. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- Diocese of St Albans – A History of the Sees of Hertford and Bedford (Accessed 20 August 2014)
- Diocese of St Albans – Priest and scientist appointed Bishop of Hertford (Accessed 5 March 2015)
- Biographies of the Bishops of St Albans, Bedford and Hertford. Retrieved on 16 June 2008.
- Number 10 — Suffragan See of Hertford
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