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
O'Beirne, Thomas Lewis 1798 nominated 1823 Meath
O'Brien, Turlough [Terence] 1554 provided 1569 Killaloe
O'Brien-Arra, Murtagh [Maurice] 1576 1612 resigned Killaloe
O'Cahan, Con [Cornelius] 1514 provided 1550 Raphoe
O'Carolan, Hugh 1537 1569 Clogher
O'Connor, Owen 1592 1607 Killala
O'Currin, James 1526 provided 1542 resigned Killaloe
O'Dea, Con [Cornelius] 1546 15681576 Killaloe
O'Ferrall, Lysach 1541 nominated 1553 Ardagh
O'Ferrall, Lysach 1583 nominated 1601 Ardagh
O'Fihely, Thomas 1547 provided 1555 translated Achonry
O'Fihely, Thomas 1554 provided 1559 Ross
O'Gallagher, Art [Arthur] 1545 provided 1569 translated Killala
O'Gallagher, Art [Arthur] 1547 provided 1561 Raphoe
O'Hart, Eugene 1562 provided 1603 Achonry
O'Hernan, Angus 1542 nominated 1553 Emly
O'Hurley, Thomas 1505 provided 1542 Emly
O'Kelly, Maurice 1514 provided 1541 Kilfenora
O'Malone, Rory [Roger] 1517 provided 1540 Ardagh
O'More, John 1539 provided 1553 Annadown
O'Mullaly, William 1573 1595 Tuam
O'Nialain, John 1541 provided 1572 Kilfenora
O'Quin, Cormac 1522 provided 0 Achonry
O'Shiel, Conach 1541 nominated 1551 Elphin
Oglethorpe, Owen 1556 1559 deprived Carlisle
Osbaldeston, Richard 1747 1762 translated Carlisle
Osbaldeston, Richard 1762 confirmed 1764 London
Oswald, John 1762 1763 translated Clonfert
Oswald, John 1763 nominated 1780 Raphoe
Ottley, Adam 1713 1723 St. Davids
Otway, Thomas 1671 1680 translated Killala
Overall, John 1614 1618 translated Coventry & Lichfield
Overall, John 1618 confirmed 1619 Norwich
Overton, William 1580 1609 Coventry & Lichfield
Owen(s), John 1629 1651 St. Asaph
Owen, Morgan 1640 1645 Llandaff