Anglican Bishop of Leeds

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Bishop of Leeds
Bishopric
anglican
Incumbent:
Nick Baines
Province York
Diocese Leeds
Cathedral
First incumbent Nick Baines
Formation 20 April 2014

The Anglican Bishop of Leeds is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Leeds[1] in the Province of York.

The diocese and see were created by The Dioceses of Bradford, Ripon and Leeds and Wakefield Reorganisation Scheme 2013[2] on 20 April 2014. Nick Baines became diocesan and area bishop of Leeds upon the confirmation of his election on 8 June 2014;[3][4] but he acted as diocesan and area bishop from 22 April 2014.[4]

List of bishops

Diocesan and Area Bishops of Leeds
From Until Incumbent Notes
20 April 2014 22 April 2014 Tom Butler, acting diocesan bishop [5]
20 April 2014 22 April 2014 James Bell, Bishop of Knaresborough and acting area bishop [5]
8 June 2014 present Nick Baines Previously diocesan Bishop of Bradford; acting diocesan and area bishop 22 April–8 June 2014;[4] announced 4 February 2014;[3] confirmation of election 8 June.[4]

References

  1. ^ Diocesan website
  2. ^ The Dioceses of Bradford, Ripon and Leeds and Wakefield Reorganisation Scheme 2013 (Accessed 4 February 2014)
  3. ^ a b Number 10 – Diocese of Leeds: the Right Reverend Nicholas Baines approved (Accessed 4 February 2014)
  4. ^ a b c d "About". The Transformation Programme Blog - for The Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 
  5. ^ a b The Transformation Programme – Archbishop appoints interim area bishops (Accessed 10 January 2014)
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