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

List of the Bishops of Pontefract

No. Incumbent From Until Notes
1 Campbell Richard Hone, DD 1931 1938 Domestic Chaplain to Bishop Eden, Wakefield, 1902-5. Vice Principal of Leeds Clergy School, 1905-9. Vicar of Mount Pellon, Halifax, 1909-16. Vicar of Brighouse, 1916-20. Rector and Rural Dean of Whitby, 1920-7. Canon and Prebendary Wistow in York Minster,1927-31. Subsequently to Bishop of Wakefield 1938-46.
2 Tom Longworth, DD 1939 1949 Canon and Archdeacon, 1938. Subsequently Bishop of Hereford, 1949-61.
3 Arthur Harold Morris, DD 1949 1954 Canon and Archdeacon, 1946. Subsequently Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, 1954-65
4 George William Clarkson 1954 1961 Canon, 1936. Vicar of Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Newark-on-Trent 1948. Archdeacon, 1954. Subsequently Dean of Guildford, 1961-68, Assistant Bishop of Lincoln, 1968-77.
5 Eric Treacy 1961 1968 Vicar St Mary's Edge Hill, 1936-41. Chaplain to the Forces, 1940-5. Rector of Keighley, 1945-9. Rural Dean of South Craven, 1947-9. Rural Dean and Vicar of Halifax, 1950-61. Archdeacon of Halifax, 1949-61. Subsequently Bishop of Wakefield, 1968-77.
6 William Gordon Fallows, MA 1968 1971 Canon 1952. Archdeacon 1955. Subsequently Bishop of Sheffield, 1971-79.
7 Thomas Richard Hare, MA 1971 1992 Canon 1959-65. Archdeacon 1965-71.
8 John Thornley Finney 1993 1998 Canon 1984-9. Officer for Decade of Evangelism.
9 David Charles James 1998 2002 Subsequently Bishop of Bradford, 1992-2002.
10 Anthony William Robinson 2002 present

References

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

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