Bishop of Hull
The Bishop of Hull is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of York, England. The suffragan bishop, along with the Bishop of Selby and the Bishop of Whitby, assists the Archbishop of York in overseeing the diocese.
The title takes its name after the city of Kingston upon Hull and was first created under the Suffragan Bishops Act 1534. Today, the Bishop of Hull is responsible for the Archdeaconry of the East Riding. The see has been vacant since 17 October 2014, when Richard Frith was translated to Hereford.
List of bishops
|Bishops of Hull|
|1538||1559||Robert Pursglove||Consecrated on 29 December 1538; deprived 1559.|
|1910||1913||John Augustine Kempthorne ||Translated to Lichfield|
|1931||1934||Bernard Heywood||Translated to Ely|
|1977||1981||Geoffrey Paul||Translated to Bradford|
|1994||1998||James Jones||Translated to Liverpool|
|1998||17 October 2014||Richard Frith||Translated to Hereford|
|3 July 2015||bishop-designate||Alison White||Consecration announced for 3 July 2015.|
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 947. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (Third Edition, revised ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 287. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
- Diocese of Hereford – New Bishop named for Diocese of Hereford (Accessed 16 July 2014)
- "Historical Pictures". All Saints' Church in Hessle. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
- "New Bishop of Hull". Diocese of York. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
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