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Bishop of Bangor

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The Bishop of Bangor is the Ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of Bangor.

The diocese covers the county of Anglesey, most of Gwynedd and a small part of Powys. The see is in the City of Bangor where the seat is located at Cathedral Church of Saint Deniol.

The Bishop's residence is Tŷ'r Esgob in Bangor.

The diocese in the Welsh kingdom of Gwynedd was founded around 546 by Saint Deniol. The current bishop is the Right Reverend Phillip Anthony Crockett, the 80th Bishop of Bangor, who was enthroned at Bangor Cathedral on 18 September 2004 and who signs Anthony Bangor.

List of the Bishops of the Diocese of Bangor, Wales

Tenure Incumbent Notes
c546 to 572Deniol
(Daniel)
Saint Deniol; founded monastery at Bangor 525; according to Haydn's bishop from 516
572 to c768unknown
c768 to 809Elfodd
(Elbodug)
809 to c904unknown
c904 to ???Morlais
??? to 1055unknown
c1050 to ????Dyfan
c1081 to ????Revedun
1107 to 1109Hervey
(Hervaeus; Harve)
Translated to Ely
1109 to 1120UrbanBishop of Llandaff
1120 to 1139David
(David the Scot)
1139 to 1162Mauritius
(Maurice; Meuricus)
1162 to 1177Gwion
(William)
Prior of St Austin's, Bristol
1177 to c1191Guy
(Guido; Guianus)
c1191 to 1195vacantFor 4 years
1195 to 1197Albanus
(Alan)
Prior of St John of Jerusalem
1197 to 1215Robert de Shrewsbury
1215 to 1236Cadwgan
(Caducan; Martin)
1236 to 1240Hywel
(Howell)
1240 to 1267Richard
1267 to 1303 (or 1307)Anianus
(Anian; Einon)
Archdeacon of Anglesey
1303 to 1306Cadwgan
(Caducan)
1307 to 1300Gruffyd ap Iorwerth
(Griffin ap Yerward; Griffith)
According to Haydn's: 1306 to 1320
1320 to 1327LewisAccording to Heylyn
1309 to 1328Anian Seys
(Einon Sais)
According to Le Neve
1327 to 1357Matthew de Englefeld
1357 to 1366Thomas de Ringstede
1366 to 1370Gervase de Castro
1370 to 1371Hywel ab Goronwy
(Howell ab Gronow)
1371 to 1375John Gilbert
1375 to 1400John Swaffham
styled John Clovensis by Heylyn
Bishop of Cloyne, Ireland
1400 to 1405Richard YoungTranslated to Rochester
1405 to 1408Llewellyn Bifort
(Llewellyn Byford; Lewis )
1408 to 1418Benedict Nichols
( Benedict Nicholls)
1418 to 1424William Barrow
(William Barrowe)
Canon of Lincoln; translated to Carlisle
1424 to 1436Nicholaus Clederow
(John Clederow; John Cliderow)
Canon of Chichester
1436 to 1448Thomas Cheryton
(Thomas Cheriton)
1448 to 1454John Stanbery
(John Stanbury)
1454 to 1464James BlakedonBishop of Achad-Fobhair
1464 to 1496Thomas Ednam
alias Richard Evynden
(Richard Edenham)
1496 to 1500Henry DeanePrior of Llanthony and Lord Chancellor of Ireland
1500 to 1504Thomas Pigot
1504 to 1509John PennyTranslated to Carlisle
1509 to 1534Thomas SkeffingtonAbbot of Waverley
1534 to 1539John Salcott
alias Capon
1539 to 1541John BirdeLast Provincial of the Carmelites; translated to Chester
1541 to March 1552Arthur BulkeleyDied in office
March 1552 to 1555vacantfor 3 years
1555 to 1559William GlynnMaster of Queen's College, Cambridge
1559 to 1566Rowland MerrickChancellor and Residentiary of St David's
1566 to 1585Nicholas Robinson
1585 to 1595Hugh BellotTranslated to Chester
1595 to 1598Richard VaughanArchdeacon of Middlesex; translated to Chester
1598 to 1616Henry Rowlands
1616 to 1631Lewis Bayley
1631 to 1633David Dolben
1633 to 1637Edmund GriffithDean of Bangor
1637 to 1666William RobertsSub-dean of Wells
1666 to 1673Robert MorganArchdeacon of Merioneth
1673 to 1689Humphrey LloydDean of St Asaph
1689 to 1701Humphrey HumphreysDean of Bangor; translated to Hereford
1701 to 1715John EvansTranslated to Meath, Ireland
1715 to 1721Benjamin HoadleyRector of St Peter's-le-Poor, London; translated to Hereford
1721 to 1723Richard ReynoldsDean of Peterborough; translated to Lincoln
1723 to 1728William BakerWarden of Wadham College, Oxford; translated to Norwich
1728 to 1734Thomas SherlockDean of Chichester; translated to Salisbury
1734 to 1737Charles CecilTranslated from Bristol
1737 to 1743Thomas HerringDean of Rochester; translated to York
1743 to 1748Matthew HuttonTranslated to York
1748 to 1756Zacariah Pearce
(Zachary Pearce )
Dean of Winchester; translated to Rochester
1756 to 1769John EgertonDean of Hereford; translated to Lichfield and Coventry
1769 to 1774John EwerTranslated from Llandaff
1774 to 1783 John MooreDean of Canterbury; translated to Canterbury
1783 to 1800John WarrenTranslated from St David's
5 April 1800 to 1806William CleaverTranslated from Chester; translated to St Asaph
13 December 1806 to 1809John RandolphTranslated from Oxford; translated to London
12 August 1809 to 9 July 1830Henry William MajendieTranslated from Chester; died in office
10 October 1830 to 19 April 1859Christopher BethellTranslated from Exeter; died in office
12 May 1859 to 1890James Colquhoun CampbellArchdeacon of Llandaff
1890 to 1898Daniel Lewis Lloyd
1899 to 1924Watkin Herbert Williams
1925 to 1928Daniel Davies
1928 to 1944Charles Alfred Howel GreenAlso Archbishop of Wales 1934-1944
1944 to 1948David Edwards Davies
1949 to 1956John Charles Jones
1957 to 1982Gwilym Owen WilliamsAlso Archbishop of Wales 1971-1982
1982 to 1992John Cledan Mears
1992 to 1999Barry Cennydd Morgan
2000 to 2004Francis James Saunders DaviesElected 1999
2004 to presentPhillip Anthony CrockettArchdeacon of Carmarthen and Vicar of Cynwyl Elfed, Cwm Duad and Newchurch; enthroned 18 September 2004


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Sources

  • Haydn's Book of Dignities (1894) Joseph Haydn/Horace Ockerby, reprinted 1969
  • Whitaker's Almanack 1883 to 2004, Joseph Whitaker and Sons Ltd/A&C Black, London
  • http://www.esgobaethbangordiocese.org

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