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Bishop of Stepney

The Bishop of Stepney is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of London, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title takes its name after Stepney, an inner-city district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The post is currently held by the Rt Revd Adrian Newman[2] since his consecration in July 2011.[3] The bishops suffragan of Stepney have been area bishops since the London area scheme was founded in 1979.[4]

List of bishops

Bishops of Stepney
From Until Incumbent Notes
1895 1897 Forrest Browne (1833–1930). Translated to Bristol
1897 1901 [5] Arthur Winnington-Ingram (1858–1946). Translated to London
1901 [5] 1909 Cosmo Lang (1864–1945). Translated to York, and later to Canterbury
1909 1919 Luke Paget (1853–1937). Formerly Bishop of Ipswich. Translated to Chester
1919 1928 Henry Mosley (1868–1948). Translated to Southwell
1928 1936 Charles Curzon (1878–1954). Translated to Exeter
1936 1952 Robert Moberly (1884–1978)
1952 1957 Joost de Blank (1908–1968)
1957 1968 Evered Lunt (1900–1982)
1968 1978 Trevor Huddleston (1913–1998). Translated to Mauritius
1978 1991 Jim Thompson (1936–2003). First area bishop from 1979; translated to Bath and Wells
1992 1995 Richard Chartres (b. 1947). Consecrated on 22 May 1992. Translated to London in 1995
1996 2002 John Sentamu (b. 1949). Translated to Birmingham, and later to York
2003 2010 Stephen Oliver (b. 1948) Retired 6 July 2010
2010 2011 (Pete Broadbent, Bishop of Willesden) Acted as Bishop of Stepney from 7 July 2010,[6][7] effectively suspended from 23 November 2010 to 10 January 2011,[7][8] resumed as Acting Bishop until 22 July 2011.
2011 present Adrian Newman [2]


  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 948.  
  2. ^ a b Number 10 —Suffragan Bishop of Stepney
  3. ^ Diocese of London — Urban pioneer appointed new bishop
  4. ^ "4: The Dioceses Commission, 1978–2002". Church of England. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b The London Gazette: no. 27308. p. 2855. 26 April 1901.
  6. ^ Diocese of London — Ad clerum: Acting Bishop of Stepney
  7. ^ a b Diocese of London — Ad clerum: The Bishop of Willesden
  8. ^ Bishop who said 'shallow' William and Kate's marriage would fall apart within seven years is suspended. Daily Mail. Published on 23 November 2010.

External links

  • Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings

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