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A list of all the bishops of Hereford (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
Beauclerk, James 1746 1787
Bennett, Robert 1603 1617
Bisse, Philip 1713 confirmed 1721
Butler, John 1788 confirmed 1802
Coke, George 1636 confirmed 1646
Cornewall, Ffoliot Herbert Walker 1803 confirmed 1808 translated
Croft, Herbert 1662 1691
Egerton, Henry 1724 1746
Field, Theophilus 1635 confirmed 1636
Godwin, Francis 1617 confirmed 1633
Grey, Edward 1832 1837
Harley, John 1553 1554 deprived
Harley, John 1787 1788
Hoadly, Benjamin 1721 confirmed 1723 translated
Humphreys, Humphrey 1701 confirmed 1712
Huntingford, George Isaac 1815 confirmed 1832
Ironside, Gilbert 1691 confirmed 1701
Juxon, William 1633 elected 1633 translated
Lindsell, Augustine 1634 confirmed 1634
Luxmoore, John 1808 confirmed 1815 translated
Monk, Nicholas 1661 1661
Reynolds, Thomas 1558 nominated 1559 deprived
Scory, John 1559 confirmed 1585
Skip (Skyppe), John 1539 1552
W(h)arton (Parfew or Parfoye), Robert 1554 confirmed 1557
Westfaling, Herbert 1586 1602
Wren, Matthew 1635 1635 translated