Bishops of Wakefield
The following source list was originally available only on paper in one of the West Yorkshire Archive Service offices. It may have been compiled many years ago and could be out of date. It was designed to act as a signpost to records of interest on a particular historical subject, but may relate only to one West Yorkshire district, or be an incomplete list of sources available. Please feel free to add or update with any additional information.
Records of the Bishops of Wakefield can be found in Wakefield Cathedral (All Saints) collection ref. WDP3.
|1st Bishop: William Walsham How||1888-1897||WDP3/12/1 & C639||WYAS: Wakefield|
|2nd Bishop: George Rodney Eden||1897-1928||WDP3/12/2||WYAS: Wakefield|
|3rd Bishop: James Buchanan Seaton||1928-1938||WDP3/12/3||WYAS: Wakefield|
|4th Bishop: Campbell Richard Hone||1938-1945||WDP3/12/4||WYAS: Wakefield|
|5th Bishop: Henry McGowan||1946-1949||WDP3/12/5||WYAS: Wakefield|
|6th Bishop: Roger Plumpton Wilson||1949-1958||WDP3/12/6||WYAS: Wakefield|
|7th Bishop: John Alexander Ramsbotham||1958-1968||WDP3/12/7||WYAS: Wakefield|
|8th Bishop: Eric Treacy||1968-1977||WDP3/12/8||WYAS: Wakefield|
|9th Bishop: Colin James||1977-1985||WDP3/12/9||WYAS: Wakefield|
|10th Bishop: David Hope||1985-1991||WDP3/12/10||WYAS: Wakefield|
|11th Bishop: Nigel Simeon McCulloch||1992-2003||WDP3/12/11||WYAS: Wakefield|
|12th Bishop: Stephen Platten||2003 onwards||WDP3/12/12||WYAS: Wakefield|