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Encyclopedia > Bishop of Derby

The Bishop of Derby is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Derby in the Province of Canterbury.


The diocese covers the county of Derbyshire and a small area of Cheshire. The see in the City of Derby where the seat is located at The Cathedral Church of All Saints, formerly a parish church, which was elevated to cathedral status in 1927.



The diocese was formed from part of the Diocese of Southwell in 1927 under King George V. Before this time however there had been two Suffragan bishops of Derby whilst the bishopric was still within the Diocese of Southwell. The current bishop is the Right Reverend Jonathan Sansbury Bailey, the 6th Lord Bishop of Derby, who signs Jonathan Derby.


List of the Bishops of the Diocese of Derby, England and its precursor offices


Tenure Incumbent Notes
1889 to 1909 Edward Ash Were, Suffragan Bishop of Derby
1909 to 1927 Charles Thomas Abraham, Suffragan Bishop of Derby
1927 to 1936 Edmund Courtenay Pearce, Bishop of Derby
1936 to 1959 Alfred Edward John Rawlinson
1959 to 1969 Geoffrey Francis Allen
1969 to 1988 Cyril William Johnson Bowles
1988 to 1995 Peter Spencer Dawes
5 December 1995 to present Jonathan Sansbury Bailey Suffragan Bishop of Dunwich




Anglican Hierarchy in Great Britain
The Church of England
    Provinces Dioceses
    Canterbury Bath & Wells | Birmingham | Bristol | Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich | Chelmsford | Chichester | Coventry | Derby | Ely | Exeter | Gibraltar in Europe | Gloucester | Guildford | Hereford | Leicester | Lichfield | Lincoln | London | Norwich | Oxford | Peterborough | Portsmouth | Rochester | Saint Albans | Salisbury | Southwark | Truro | Winchester | Worcester
    York Blackburn | Bradford | Carlisle | Chester | Durham | Liverpool | Manchester | Newcastle | Ripon and Leeds | Sheffield | Sodor & Man | Southwell | Wakefield
The Church in Wales
    Wales Bangor | Llandaff | Monmouth | Saint Asaph | Saint David's | Swansea & Brecon
The Scottish Episcopal Church
    Primus Aberdeen and Orkney | Argyll & the Isles | Brechin | Edinburgh | Glasgow & Galloway | Moray, Ross & Caithness | Saint Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane
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See also

  • Lists of office-holders



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Bishop of Derby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (174 words)
The Bishop of Derby is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Derby in the Province of Canterbury.
The see in the City of Derby where the seat is located at The Cathedral Church of All Saints, formerly a parish church, which was elevated to cathedral status in 1927.
Before this time however there had been two Suffragan bishops of Derby whilst the bishopric was still within the Diocese of Southwell.
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