Anglican Bishop of Lancaster

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The Anglican Bishop of Lancaster is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Blackburn, in the Province of York, England.[1] The title takes its name after the traditional county town of Lancaster in Lancashire. The current bishop is Jill Duff.

List of Anglican bishops

Anglican Bishops of Lancaster
From Until Incumbent Notes
1936 1954 Benjamin Pollard Translated to Sodor and Man
1955 1975 Anthony Hoskyns-Abrahall
1975 1985 Dennis Page
1985 1989 Ian Harland Translated to Carlisle
1990 1997 Jack Nicholls Translated to Sheffield
1998 2006 Stephen Pedley
2006 2017 Geoff Pearson Retired 31 July 2017.[2][3]
2018 present Jill Duff Since consecration, 29 June 2018.[4]


  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 947. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. ^ Diocese of Blackburn — The Anglican Bishop of Lancaster announces his retirement (Accessed 16 January 2017)
  3. ^ Diocese of Blackburn — Bishop Geoff's retirement reflections (Accessed 26 July 2017)
  4. ^ Diocese of Blackburn — Next Bishop of Lancaster is Jill Duff (Accessed 13 March 2018)

External links

  • Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings

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