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The Bishop of Sherborne is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Salisbury, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1]

The title takes its name after the market town of Sherborne in Dorset and was first used between the 8th and 10th centuries by the historic bishops of Sherborne.

List of the Suffragan Bishops of Sherborne

No. Incumbent From Until Notes
1 Robert Crowther Abbott 1925 1928
2 Gerald Burton Allen 1928 1936 Translated to Dorchester
3 Harold Nickinson Rodgers 1936 1947
4 John Maurice Key 1947 1960
5 Victor Joseph Pike 1960 1976
6 John Dudley Galtrey Kirkham 1976 2001
7 Timothy Martin Thornton [2] 2001 2009 Translated to Truro.[3]
8 Graham Kings 2009 present


  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0).
  2. ^ Bishop Tim: Seven years in Sherborne. Retrieved on 11 June 2008.
  3. ^ Diocese of Truro. Retrieved on 11 June 2008.

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