Bishop of Basingstoke
The Bishop of Basingstoke is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Winchester, in the province of Canterbury, England. The title takes its name after the town of Basingstoke in Hampshire. The see was vacant since the translation of Peter Hancock to the Bishop of Bath and Wells on 4 March 2014; on 26 June 2014, it was announced that David Williams, Vicar of Christ Church Winchester, was to be consecrated Bishop of Basingstoke. Williams assumed the role on 19 September 2014 at a consecration service at Winchester Cathedral.
List of bishopsEdit
|Bishops of Basingstoke|
|1973||1977||Colin James||(b. 1926) Translated to Wakefield, and later to Winchester|
|1977||1993||Michael Manktelow||(b. 1927)|
|1994||2001||Geoffrey Rowell||(b. 1943) Translated to Gibraltar in Europe|
|2002||2009||Trevor Willmott||(b. 1950) Translated to Dover|
|2010||2014||Peter Hancock||(b. 1955) Translated to Bath and Wells|
|2014||Present||David Williams||(b. 1961) Formerly Vicar of Christ Church, Winchester|
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 945. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- Diocese of Bath and Wells – Bishop's Synod address (24 March 2014) & Welcome to Christ Church Winchester, 9 March 2014 (both accessed 4 April 2014)
- Diocese of Winchester – A new Bishop for Basingstoke (Accessed 26 June 2014)
- Number 10 — See of Basingstoke