List of bishops in England and Wales

A list of all the English and Welsh bishops arranged alphabetically by surname. Unless otherwise stated, the year of appointment is the year of consecration and the end of tenure is the year of death. Bishops who were translated have separate entries for each bishopric held.

Source:

  • Fryde, E. B., Greenway, D. E., Porter, S., Roy, I. (1986), Handbook of British Chronology (RHS, Guides and Handbooks, 2, 3rd edn, London: Royal Historical Society).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

NameYear appointedNotes on appointmentEnd of tenureNotes on end of tenureDiocese
O'Beirne, Thomas Lewis1798nominated1823Meath
O'Brien, Turlough [Terence]1554provided1569Killaloe
O'Brien-Arra, Murtagh [Maurice]15761612resignedKillaloe
O'Cahan, Con [Cornelius]1514provided1550Raphoe
O'Carolan, Hugh15371569Clogher
O'Connor, Owen15921607Killala
O'Currin, James1526provided1542resignedKillaloe
O'Dea, Con [Cornelius]154615681576Killaloe
O'Ferrall, Lysach1541nominated1553Ardagh
O'Ferrall, Lysach1583nominated1601Ardagh
O'Fihely, Thomas1547provided1555translatedAchonry
O'Fihely, Thomas1554provided1559Ross
O'Gallagher, Art [Arthur]1545provided1569translatedKillala
O'Gallagher, Art [Arthur]1547provided1561Raphoe
O'Hart, Eugene1562provided1603Achonry
O'Hernan, Angus1542nominated1553Emly
O'Hurley, Thomas1505provided1542Emly
O'Kelly, Maurice1514provided1541Kilfenora
O'Malone, Rory [Roger]1517provided1540Ardagh
O'More, John1539provided1553Annadown
O'Mullaly, William15731595Tuam
O'Nialain, John1541provided1572Kilfenora
O'Quin, Cormac1522provided0Achonry
O'Shiel, Conach1541nominated1551Elphin
Oglethorpe, Owen15561559deprivedCarlisle
Osbaldeston, Richard17471762translatedCarlisle
Osbaldeston, Richard1762confirmed1764London
Oswald, John17621763translatedClonfert
Oswald, John1763nominated1780Raphoe
Ottley, Adam17131723St. Davids
Otway, Thomas16711680translatedKillala
Overall, John16141618translatedCoventry & Lichfield
Overall, John1618confirmed1619Norwich
Overton, William15801609Coventry & Lichfield
Owen(s), John16291651St. Asaph
Owen, Morgan16401645Llandaff