Bishop of Selby

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The Bishop of Selby is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of York, in the Province of York, England.[1] The title takes its name after the town of Selby in North Yorkshire. The Bishop of Selby is responsible for the Archdeaconry of York.

On 3 July 2014, Dr John Thomson was consecrated Bishop suffragan of Selby at York Minster.[2]

List of bishops

Bishops of Selby
From Until Incumbent Notes
1939 1940 Harry Woollcombe (1869–1941). Formerly Bishop of Whitby
1941 1962 Carey Knyvett (1885–1967)
1962 1971 Douglas Sargent (1907–1979)
1972 1983 Morris Maddocks (1928–2008)
1983 1991 Clifford Barker (1926-2017). Formerly Bishop of Whitby
1991 2003 Humphrey Taylor (b. 1938)
2003 2013 Martin Wallace (b. 1948)
3 July 2014 present John Thomson [2]


  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 948. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. ^ a b Diocese of York – New Bishops of Selby and Whitby (Accessed 2 May 2014)

External links

  • Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings

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