Bishop of warrington

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The Bishop of Warrington is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Liverpool, in the Province of York, England.[1] The title takes its name after the town of Warrington in Cheshire.

List of bishops of Warrington

Bishops of Warrington
From Until Incumbent Notes
1918 1920 Linton Smith (1869–1950). Translated to Hereford on 5 October 1920.[2]
1920 1927 Edwin Kempson (1862–1931)
1927 1946 Herbert Jones (1870–1958)
1946 1960 Charles Claxton (1903–1992). Translated to Blackburn on 18 July 1960.[3]
1960 1969 Lawrence Brown (1907–1994). Translated to Birmingham on 9 December 1969.[3]
1970 1975 John Bickersteth (b. 1921). Translated to Bath and Wells on 12 December 1975.[3]
1976 1996 Michael Henshall (b. 1928)
1996 2000 John Packer (b. 1946). Consecrated in November 1996 at York Minster and installed at Liverpool Cathedral on 21 November 1996;[4] translated to Ripon and Leeds
2000 2009 David Jennings (b. 1944). Nominated on 11 July 2000;[5] Resigned on 30 September 2009.[6]
2009 present Richard Blackburn (b. 1952) Formerly Archdeacon of Sheffield and Rotherham



External links

  • Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings

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