Bishop of Swindon

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The Bishop of Swindon is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Bristol, in the Province of Canterbury, England.[1] The title takes its name after the town of Swindon in Wiltshire. The title of Bishop of Malmesbury was the precursor title, named after Malmesbury in Wiltshire.

List of bishops of Swindon

Bishops of Malmesbury
From Until Incumbent Notes
1927 1946 Ronald Ramsay
1946 1956 Ivor Watkins Translated to Guildford
1956 1962 Edward Roberts Translated to Kensington
1962 1973 Jim Bishop
1973 1983 Freddy Temple
1983 1994 Peter Firth
Bishops of Swindon
1994 2005 Michael Doe
2005 present Lee Rayfield Acting Bishop of Bristol, 2017–present[2]


  1. ^ a b Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. pp. 947–949. ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0. 
  2. ^ Diocese of Bristol — Senior Clergy (Accessed 9 November 2017)

External links

  • Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings

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