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Bishops Of Bangor (Source Wikipedia)

 

Tenure Incumbent Notes
c546 to 572 Deiniol Saint Deiniol; founded monastery at Bangor 525; according to Haydn's bishop from 516
572 to c768 unknown
c768 to 809 Elfodd described in the annals as Chief bishop of Gwynedd; probably Bishop of Bangor but not described as such.
809 to c904 unknown
c904 to 944 Morlais
??? to 1055 unknown
c1050 to ???? Dyfan
c1081 to ???? Revedun
1092 to 1109 Hervey le Breton Forced to flee diocese in late 1090s. Translated to Ely
1109 to 1120 Christopher Meare
1120 to 1139 David the Scot Presided over the building of Bangor cathedral
1139 to 1161 Meurig
1162 to 1177 Arthur of Bardsey
For 16 years. Arthur of Bardsey chosen by Owain Gwynedd c. 1165 and consecrated in Ireland, but not accepted by Archbishop of Canterbury.
1177 to c1190 Guy Rufus
(Gwion)
c1191 to 1195 vacant For 4 years
1195 to 1197 Alban
(Alan)
Prior of St John of Jerusalem
1197 to 1212 Robert of Shrewsbury
1215 to 1236 Cadwgan I of Llandyfai
(Martin)
1236 to 1240 Hywel
1240 to 1267 Richard
1267 to 1303 (or 1307) Einion I, Bishop of Bangor Archdeacon of Anglesey
1303 to 1306 Cadwgan II
1307 to 1300 Gruffydd ap Iorwerth According to Haydn's: 1306 to 1320
1320 to 1327 Lewis According to Heylyn
1309 to 1328 Einion Sais According to Le Neve
1327 to 1357 Matthew de Englefeld
(Madog ap Iowerth)
1357 to 1366 Thomas de Ringstead
1366 to 1370 Gervase de Castro
1370 to 1371 Hywel ab Goronwy
1371 to 1375 John Gilbert
1375 to 1400 John Swaffham
styled John Clovensis by Heylyn
Bishop of Cloyne, Ireland
1400 to 1405 Richard Young Translated to Rochester
1405 to 1408 Llywelyn Byford
1408 to 1418 Benedict Nicholls
1418 to 1424 William Barrow Canon of Lincoln; translated to Carlisle
1424 to 1436 Nicholas Clitherow
(alias John Clitherow)
Canon of Chichester
1436 to 1448 Thomas Cheriton
1448 to 1454 John Stanberry
1454 to 1464 James Blakedon Bishop of Achad-Fobhair
1464 to 1496 Thomas Edenham
(alias Richard Evendon)
1496 to 1500 Henry Deane Prior of Llanthony and Lord Chancellor of Ireland
1500 to 1504 Thomas Pigot
1504 to 1509 John Penny Translated to Carlisle
1509 to 1534 Thomas Skeffington Abbot of Waverley
1534 to 1539 John Salcott
alias Capon
1539 to 1541 John Bird Last Provincial of the Carmelites; translated to Chester
1541 to March 1552 Arthur Bulkeley Died in office
March 1552 to 1555 vacant for 3 years
1555 to 1559 William Glyn President of Queens' College, Cambridge
1559 to 1566 Rowland Merrick Chancellor and Residentiary of St David's
1566 to 1585 Nicholas Robinson
1585 to 1595 Hugh Bellot Translated to Chester
1595 to 1598 Richard Vaughan Archdeacon of Middlesex; translated to Chester
1598 to 1616 Henry Rowlands
1616 to 1631 Lewis Bayley
1631 to 1633 David Dolben
1633 to 1637 Edmund Griffith Dean of Bangor
1637 to 1666 William Roberts Sub-dean of Wells
1666 to 1673 Robert Morgan Archdeacon of Merioneth
1673 to 1689 Humphrey Lloyd Dean of St Asaph
1689 to 1701 Humphrey Humphreys Dean of Bangor; translated to Hereford
1701 to 1715 John Evans Translated to Meath, Ireland
1715 to 1721 Benjamin Hoadley Rector of St Peter's-le-Poor, London; translated to Hereford
1721 to 1723 Richard Reynolds Dean of Peterborough; translated to Lincoln
1723 to 1728 William Baker Warden of Wadham College, Oxford; translated to Norwich
1728 to 1734 Thomas Sherlock Dean of Chichester; translated to Salisbury
1734 to 1737 Charles Cecil Translated from Bristol
1737 to 1743 Thomas Herring Dean of Rochester; translated to York
1743 to 1748 Matthew Hutton Translated to York
1748 to 1756 Zachary Pearce Dean of Winchester; translated to Rochester
1756 to 1769 John Egerton Dean of Hereford; translated to Lichfield and Coventry
1769 to 1774 John Ewer Translated from Llandaff
1774 to 1783 John Moore Dean of Canterbury; translated to Canterbury
1783 to 1800 John Warren Translated from St David's
5 April 1800 to 1806 William Cleaver Translated from Chester; translated to St Asaph
13 December 1806 to 1809 John Randolph Translated from Oxford; translated to London
12 August 1809 to 9 July 1830 Henry William Majendie Translated from Chester; died in office
10 October 1830 to 19 April 1859 Christopher Bethell Translated from Exeter; died in office
12 May 1859 to 1890 James Colquhoun Campbell Archdeacon of Llandaff
1890 to 1898 Daniel Lewis Lloyd Previously Headmaster of Friars School, Bangor and Christ College, Brecon
1899 to 1924 Watkin Herbert Williams
1925 to 1928 Daniel Davies
1928 to 1944 Charles Alfred Howell Green Also Archbishop of Wales 1934-1944
1944 to 1948 David Edwards Davies
1949 to 1956 John Charles Jones
1957 to 1982 Gwilym Owen Williams Also Archbishop of Wales 1971-1982
1982 to 1992 John Cledan Mears
1992 to 1999 Barry Cennydd Morgan Later Bishop of Llandaff and Archbishop of Wales 2002-
2000 to 2004 Francis James Saunders Davies Elected 1999
2004 to 2008 Phillip Anthony Crockett Archdeacon of Carmarthen and Vicar of Cynwyl Elfed, Cwm Duad and Newchurch; enthroned 18 September 2004; died in office of cancer.
Bishop Elect as of 9 October 2008 Andrew John Archdeacon of Cardigan
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