Bishop of Dudley

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The Bishop of Dudley is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Worcester, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title takes its name after the town of Dudley in the West Midlands; the See was erected under the Suffragans Nomination Act 1888 by Order in Council dated 24 October 1973.[2] From 1 October 1993 until 2002, the bishop was an area bishop for the diocese's Black Country parishes.[3]

List of bishops[edit]

Bishops of Dudley
From Until Incumbent Notes
1974 1977 Michael Mann
1977 1993 Tony Dumper First area bishop from 1993.
1993 2000 Rupert Hoare
2000 2013 David Walker [4][5][6] Last area bishop until 2002; translated to Manchester.
2014 2019 Graham Usher [7] Translated to Norwich, 17 June 2019.[8]
28 January 2020 present Martin Gorick
Source(s):[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 946. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. ^ "No. 46113". The London Gazette. 26 October 1973. p. 12738.
  3. ^ GS 1445: Report of the Dioceses Commission, Diocese of Worcester (Accessed 23 April 2014)
  4. ^ Bishop praises strong Christians. Retrieved on 6 June 2008.
  5. ^ Anglican communion contact page. Retrieved on 6 June 2008.
  6. ^ Bishop of Dudley's Lent message 2008. Retrieved on 6 June 2008.
  7. ^ Diocese of Worcester – Canon Graham Usher becomes Bishop of Dudley (Accessed 24 August 2014)
  8. ^ https://www.dioceseofnorwich.org/article?id=4120

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