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

Name Year appointed Notes on appointment End of tenure Notes on end of tenure Diocese
Gardiner, James 1695 1705 Lincoln
Gardiner, Stephen 1531 1551 deprived Winchester
Gardiner, Stephen 1553 restored 1555 Winchester
Garnet, John 1585 nominated 1589 translated Kilmore
Garnet, John 1589 nominated 1595 Armagh
Garnet, John 1752 1758 translated Ferns
Garnet, John 1758 nominated 1782 Clogher
Gastrell, Francis 1714 1725 Chester
Gauden, John 1660 1662 translated Exeter
Gauden, John 1662 confirmed 1662 Worcester
Gest, Edmund 1560 1571 translated Rochester
Gest, Edmund 1571 confirmed 1577 Salisbury
Gibson, Edmund 1716 1723 translated Lincoln
Gibson, Edmund 1723 confirmed 1748 London
Gilbert, John 1740 1748 translated Llandaff
Gilbert, John 1748 confirmed 1757 translated Salisbury
Gilbert, John 1757 confirmed 1761 York
Gledstanes, George 1600 provided 1604 translated Caithness
Gledstanes, George 1604 translated 1615 St Andrews
Glemham, Henry 1667 1670 St. Asaph
Glynn, William 1555 1558 Bangor
Godwin, Francis 1601 1617 translated Llandaff
Godwin, Francis 1617 confirmed 1633 Hereford
Godwin, Thomas 1584 1590 Bath & Wells
Godwin, Timothy 1715 1727 translated Kilmore
Godwin, Timothy 1727 nominated 1729 Cashel
Goldsborough, Godfrey 1598 1604 Gloucester
Goldwell, Thomas 1555 1559 resigned St. Asaph
Gooch, Thomas 1737 1738 translated Bristol
Gooch, Thomas 1738 confirmed 1748 translated Norwich
Gooch, Thomas 1748 confirmed 1754 Ely
Goodacre, Hugh 1553 1553 Armagh
Goodenough, Samuel 1808 1827 Carlisle
Goodman, Godfrey 1625 1640 deprived Gloucester
Goodrich, Thomas 1534 1554 Ely
Gordon, Alexander 1550 1551 translated Glasgow
Gordon, Alexander 1553 1559 translated The Isles
Gordon, Alexander 1559 translated 1575 Galloway
Gordon, George 1568 provided 1586 resigned Galloway
Gordon, George 1586 provided 1588 Galloway
Gordon, John 1688 1726 Galloway
Gordon, William 1546 1577 Aberdeen
Gore, Hugh 1666 1691 Waterford and Lismore
Gore, William 1758 1762 translated Clonfert
Gore, William 1762 nominated 1772 translated Elphin
Graham, Andrew 1575 1603 resigned Dunblane
Graham, Archibald 1680 provided 1702 The Isles
Graham, George 1611 1615 translated Dunblane
Graham, George 1615 translated 1638 deprived Orkney
Grave, Robert 1600 1600 Ferns
Gray, Robert 1827 1834 Bristol
Green, John 1761 1779 Lincoln
Green, Thomas 1721 1723 translated Norwich
Green, Thomas 1723 confirmed 1738 Ely
Grey, Edward 1832 1837 Hereford
Griffith (Griffin), Maurice 1554 1558 Rochester
Griffith, Edmund 1634 1637 Bangor
Griffith, George 1660 1666 St. Asaph
Grindal, Edmund 1559 1570 translated London
Grindal, Edmund 1570 confirmed 1576 translated York
Grindal, Edmund 1576 confirmed 1583 Canterbury
Grove, Robert 1691 1696 Chichester
Gulston, William 1679 1684 Bristol
Gunning, Peter 1670 1675 translated Chichester
Gunning, Peter 1675 confirmed 1684 Ely
Guthrie, Henry 1665 1676 Dunkeld
Guthrie, John 1623 1638 deprived Moray