diocese of Bradford

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Bradford, diocese of

Bradford, diocese of

Bradford, diocese of

Bradford, diocese of

HARLAND, Ian (1932 - 2008), an Hon. Assistant Bishop: Diocese in Europe, since 2000; Diocese of Bradford, since 2002

BUCHANAN, Colin Ogilvie (born 1934), Area Bishop of Woolwich, 1996–2004; an Hon. Assistant Bishop: Diocese of Bradford, 2004–14; Diocese of West Yorkshire and The Dales, since 2014

JAMES, David Charles (born 1945), Bishop of Bradford, 2002–10; Honorary Assistant Bishop, Diocese of York, since 2010

YOUNG, David Nigel de Lorentz (1931 - 2008), Bishop of Ripon, 1977–99; Honorary Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Bradford, since 2000

MORLEY, Arthur (1881 - 1946), Chairman Middlesex Quarter Sessions since April 1945; Chancellor, Diocese of Bradford, since 1941; JP Sussex

SCOTT, Charles Paley (1881 - 1950), KC 1933; Barrister-at-law; Recorder of Leeds since 1943; Chancellor of the County Palatine of Durham, 1936; Chancellor of the Diocese of Bradford, 1946

HAMER, Charles John (1856 - 1943), Canon Emeritus of Bradford since 1935; Licensed Public Preacher, Diocese of St Alban’s since 1935; Hon. Life Governor of the Church Missionary Society

NEWBOLT, Francis (George) (1863 - 1940), Hon. Professor of Law in the Royal Academy; Chancellor of the Dioceses of Exeter and Bradford; Chairman Devon Quarter Sessions 1920–36; Member Art Workers’ Guild (Master, 1927) and Clockmakers’ Company (Master, 1932); Hon. Member Land Agents’ Soc.; President, Norwegian Club, 1920–26

CUNNINGHAM, John Manstead (1879 - 1947), Canon Residentiary of Ripon Cathedral since 1937; Examining Chaplain to Bishop of Ripon since 1937; Chairman of Skellfield School; Hon. Treasurer of Ripon, Wakefield and Bradford Diocesan Training College, etc.; Member Council of Church Training Colleges, and of Consultative Committee of National Society; Member of Education Committee, North Riding CC, 1938; Director of Religious Education for Diocese of Ripon, 1944


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The see was created in 1919 out of sections of the Wakefield and Ripon dioceses, to accommodate the increasing population in this heartland of the woollen industry. The cathedral is the former 15th‐cent. parish church with 18th‐cent. fittings and notable modern extensions (1953–65).

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