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A list of all the bishops of Carlisle (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
Aldrich, Robert 1537 1556
Barnes, Richard 1570 confirmed 1577 translated
Best, John 1561 1570
Bradford, Samuel 1718 1723 translated
Douglas, John 1787 1791 translated
Elizabeth I 1559 1559
Fleming, George 1735 1747
Goodenough, Samuel 1808 1827
Law, Edmund 1769 1787
Lyttelton, Charles 1762 1768
May, John 1577 1598
Milbourne, Richard 1621 nominated 1624
Nicolson, William 1702 1718 translated
Oglethorpe, Owen 1556 1559 deprived
Osbaldeston, Richard 1747 1762 translated
Percy, Hugh 1827 confirmed 1856
Potter, Barnabas 1629 1642
Rainbowe, Edward 1664 1684
Robinson, Henry 1598 1616
Senhouse, Richard 1624 1626
Smith, Thomas 1684 1702
Snowden, Robert 1616 1621
Sterne, Richard 1660 1664 translated
Ussher, James 1642 in commendam 1656
Vernon (Harcourt), Edward Venables 1791 1808 translated
Waugh, John 1723 1734
White, Francis 1626 1629 translated