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The Bishop of Middleton is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Manchester, in the Province of York, England.[1] The title takes its name after the town of Middleton in Greater Manchester. The suffragan has oversight of the archdeaconries of Manchester and Rochdale.

List of bishopsEdit

Bishops of Middleton
From Until Incumbent Notes
1927 1932 Richard Parsons (1882–1948). Translated to Southwark, and later to Hereford
1932 1938 Cecil Wilson (1875–1937)
1938 1943 Arthur Alston (1872–1954)
1943 1952 Edward Mowll (1881–1944)
1952 1958 Frank Woods (1907–1992). Translated to Melbourne
1958 1959 Robert Nelson (1913–1959)
1959 1982 Ted Wickham (1911–1994)
1982 1992 Donald Tytler (1925–1992) Died in office
2 February 1994 1999 Stephen Venner (b. 1944). Translated to Dover
1999 2007 Michael Lewis (b. 1953). Translated to Cyprus and the Gulf
2008 present Mark Davies (b. 1962)
Source(s):[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. pp. 947–948. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.

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