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Bishops of Ely Diocese


The diocese was created in 1109 out of part of the Diocese of Lincoln

     
Tenure Incumbent Notes
1109-1133 Hervey Translated from Bangor
1133-1174 Nigel  
1174-1189 Geoffrey Ridel Died in office
1189-1198 William Longchamp  
1198-1220 Eustace  
1220-1225 John of Fountains  
1225-1229 Geoffrey de Burgo  
1229-1255 Hugh of Northwold  
1255-1258 William of Kilkenny  
1258-1286 Hugh of Balsham  
1286-1290 John of Kirkby  
1290-1299 William of Louth  
1299-1303 Ralph Walpole Translated from Peterborough
1303-1310 Robert Orford  
1310-1316 John Ketton  
1316-1337 John Hotham  
1337-1345 Simon Montacute  
1345-1362 Thomas de Lisle  
1362-1367 Simon Langham  
1367-1374 John Barnet  
1374-1388 Thomas Arundel Translated to York
1388-1426 John Fordham  
1426-1428 Philip Morgan  
1438-1444 Lewis of Luxembourg  
1444-1454 Thomas Bourgchier Translated to Canterbury
1454-1479 William Grey  
1479-1486 John Morton Translated to Canterbury
1486-1501 John Alcock Translated from Worchester
1501-1505 Richard Redman Translated from Exeter; died in office
1506-1515 James Stanley Constituted by Papal Bull
1515-1534 Nicholas West  
1534-1554 Thomas Goodrich Died in office
1554-1559 Thomas Thirlby Translated from Norwich; deprived
1559-1581 Richard Cox Died in office
1600-1609 Martin Heton  
1609-1619 Lancelot Andrewes Translated from Chichester; translated to Winchester
1619-1628 Nicholas Felton  
1628-1631 John Buckeridge  
1631-1638 Francis White  
1638-1667 Matthew Wren Translated from Norwich
1667-1675 Benjamin Laney  
1675-1684 Peter Gunning Translated from Chichester; died in office
1684-1691 Francis Turner  
1691-1707 Simon Patrick  
1707-1714 John Moore  
1714-1723 William Fleetwood Translated from St Asaph; died in office
1723-1738 Thomas Greene  
1738-1748 Roburt Butts  
1748-1754 Thomas Gooch  
1754-1771 Matthias Mawson  
1771-1781 Edmund Keene  
1781-1808 James Yorke  
1808-1812 Thomas Dampier  
1812-1836 Bowyer Edward Sparke  
1836-1845 Joseph Allen  
1845-1864 Thomas Turton  
1864-1873 Edward Harold Browne  
1873-1886 James Russell Woodford  
1886-1905 Alwyne Frederick Compton  
1905-1924 Frederick Henry Chase  
1924-1934 Leonard Jauncey White-Thomson  
1934-1941 Bernard Oliver Francis Heyward  
1941-1957 Harold Edward Wynn  
1957-1964 Noel Baring Hudson  
1964-1977 Edward James Keymer Roberts  
1977-1990 Peter Knight Walker  
1990-2000 Stephen Whitefield Sykes Resigned
2000-2010 Anthony John Russell Retired
2011- Stephen David Conway