Bishop of Bolton
The Bishop of Bolton is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Manchester, in the province of York, England. The title takes its name after the town of Bolton in Greater Manchester.
List of bishopsEdit
|Bishops of Bolton|
|1984||1991||David Galliford||(b. 1925). Formerly Bishop of Hulme|
|1991||1999||David Bonser ||(1934–2005)|
|1999||2007||David Gillett ||(b. 1945)|
|2008||30 June 2016||Chris Edmondson ||(b. 1950) Retired.|
|18 October 2016||present||Mark Ashcroft||(b. 1954)|
- Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 945. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
- Diocese of Manchester (22 June 2016). "The new Bishop of Bolton". Archived from the original on 25 June 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
- 'Much loved' bishop dies. The Bolton Evening News, first published 24 March 2005.
- Service for ex-Bishop of Bolton. The Bolton Evening News, first published 7 June 2005.
- Farewell service for Bishop David[permanent dead link]. The Bolton Evening News, first published 9 January 2008.[dead link]
- New bishops in pledge[permanent dead link]. The Manchester Evening News, first published 11 March 2008.[dead link]
- New Bishop of Bolton consecrated[permanent dead link]. The Bolton Evening News, first published 26 April 2008.[dead link]