John Wareing Bardsley (29 March 1835 – 14 March 1914) was the Bishop of Carlisle.
|Bishop of Carlisle|
|Diocese||Diocese of Carlisle|
|In office||1891–1914 (death)|
|Other posts||Bishop of Sodor and Man (1887–1891)|
|Born||29 March 1835|
|Died||14 March 1914(aged 78)|
|Education||Manchester Grammar School|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Dublin|
He was the son of Canon James Bardsley, once a Bradford curate. As a boy he lived in Church Street, Burnley, attending Burnley Grammar School between 1843-48. He continued his education at Manchester Grammar School and Trinity College, Dublin.
He began his career as a curate at St Anne's Sale after which he held incumbencies at St John's, Bootle and then St Saviour's, Liverpool. From 1880 to 1886 he was Archdeacon of Warrington and then Archdeacon of Liverpool for a year before his ordination to the episcopate as Bishop of Sodor and Man in 1887. In 1891 he was translated to Carlisle, a post he held until his death on 14 March 1914.
He died in 1914 and was buried at Roughtonhead near Carlisle. Whilst at Bootle he had married Mary Powell with whom he had five children.
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- Bennett, Walter (1949), The History of Burnley, 3, Burnley Corporation, pp. 329–330, OCLC 220326580
- "Who was Who" 1897–1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- Isle of Man web site
- Church web site
- "The Clergy List" London, Hamilton & Co 1889
- Images of Cumbria
- The Times, Monday, Sep 19, 1904; pg. 9; Issue 37503; col C Funeral Of The Bishop Of Carlisle
- "John Wareing Bardsley - Bishop 1887-1892". Retrieved 2012-11-20.
|Church of England titles|
| Bishop of Sodor and Man
1887 – 1891
Norman Dumenil Straton
| Bishop of Carlisle
1891 – 1914