Bishop of Lynn

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The Bishop of Lynn is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Norwich, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title takes its name after the town of King's Lynn in Norfolk. The Bishop of Lynn has particular oversight of the Archdeaconry of Lynn.[2]

The current bishop is Jonathan Meyrick, who was consecrated by Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, on 2 June and installed on 29 June 2011.[3]

List of Bishops of Lynn

Bishops of Lynn
From Until Incumbent Notes
1963 1972 William Llewellyn Also Archdeacon of Lynn
1972 1986 Aubrey Aitken
1986 1993 David Bentley Translated to Gloucester
1994 1999 David Conner
1999 2003 Tony Foottit
2004 2010 James Langstaff Translated to Rochester
2011 present Jonathan Meyrick Previously Dean of Exeter


  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 Norwich – See of Lynn job description
  3. ^ Eastern Daily Press

External links

  • Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings

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