Bishop of Doncaster

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The Bishop of Doncaster is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Sheffield, in the Province of York, England. The title takes its name after the town of Doncaster in South Yorkshire.[1] The current bishop is Peter Burrows, since 2 February 2012.[2]

List of bishops

Bishops of Doncaster
From Until Incumbent Notes
1972 1975 Hetley Price (1922–1977). Translated to Ripon
1976 1982 Stewart Cross (1928–1989). Translated to Blackburn
1982 1992 William Persson (b. 1927)
1993 1999 Michael Gear (1934–2018)
2000 2011 Cyril Ashton (b. 1942)
2012 present Peter Burrows (b.c.1955)[2]


  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 946. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. ^ a b "Suffragan Bishop of Doncaster" (Press release). 10 Downing St. 6 October 2011. Retrieved 6 October 2011.

External links

  • Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings

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