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The Bishop of Malmesbury was an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Bristol, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title took its name after the town of Malmesbury in Wiltshire. In 1994, the suffragan title changed its name to become the Bishop of Swindon.[1]

List of the Bishops of Malmesbury

No. Incumbent From Until Notes
1 Ronald Erskine Ramsay 1927 1946
2 Ivor Stanley Watkins 1946 1956 Translated to Guildford
3 Edward James Keymer Roberts 1956 1964 Translated to Kensington
4 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop 1962 1973
5 Frederick Stephen Temple 1973 1983
6 Peter James Firth 1983 1994
In 1994, the title changed its name to become the Bishop of Swindon.

References

  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0).

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The Bishop of Malmesbury was an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Bristol, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title took its name after the town of Malmesbury in Wiltshire. In 1994, the suffragan title changed its name to become the Bishop of Swindon.[1]

List of the Bishops of Malmesbury

No. Incumbent From Until Notes
1 Ronald Erskine Ramsay 1927 1946
2 Ivor Stanley Watkins 1946 1956 Translated to Guildford
3 Edward James Keymer Roberts 1956 1964 Translated to Kensington
4 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop 1962 1973
5 Frederick Stephen Temple 1973 1983
6 Peter James Firth 1983 1994
In 1994, the title changed its name to become the Bishop of Swindon.

References

  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0).

External links



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