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A list of all the bishops of Bristol (1540–1835) arranged by date of appointment. Unless otherwise stated, the year of appointment is the year of consecration and the end of tenure is the year of death.

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).

Name Year appointed Notes on appointment End of tenure Notes on end of tenure
Allen, Joseph 1834 1836 translated
Bagot, Lewis 1782 1783 translated
Boulter, Hugh 1719 1724 translated
Bradshaw, William 1724 1732
Bullingham, John 1581 1589 resigned
Bush, Paul 1542 1554 resigned
Butler, Joseph 1738 1750 translated
Carleton, Guy 1672 1679 translated
Cecil, Charles 1733 1734 translated
Cheyney, Richard 1562 nominated 1579
Coke, George 1633 1636 translated
Conybeare, John 1750 1755
Cornewall, Ffoliot Herbert Walker 1797 1803 translated
Courtenay, Henry Reginald 1794 1797 translated
Felton, Nicholas 1617 1619 translated
Fletcher, Richard 1589 1593 translated
Gooch, Thomas 1737 1738 translated
Gray, Robert 1827 1834
Gulston, William 1679 1684
Hall, John 1691 1710
Holyman, John 1554 1558
Howell, Thomas 1644 1646
Hume, John 1756 1758 translated
Ironside, Gilbert 1661 1671
Ironside, Gilbert 1689 1691 translated
Kaye, John 1820 1827 translated
Lake, John 1684 confirmed 1685 translated
Luxmoore, John 1807 1808 translated
Madan, Spencer 1792 1794 translated
Mansel, William Lort 1808 1820
Newton, Thomas 1761 1782
Pelham, George 1803 1807 translated
Robinson, John 1710 1714 translated
Searchfield, Rowland 1619 1622
Secker, Thomas 1735 1737 translated
Skinner, Robert 1637 1641 translated
Smalridge, George 1714 1719
Thornborough, John 1603 confirmed 1617 translated
Trelawney, Jonathan 1685 1689 translated
Westfield, Thomas 1642 1644
Wilson, Christopher 1783 1792
Wright, Robert 1623 1632 translated
Yonge, Philip 1758 1761 translated