Bishop of Portsmouth (Anglican)


Bishop of Portsmouth (Anglican)

The Bishop of Portsmouth is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Portsmouth in the Province of Canterbury.

The diocese covers south-east Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and has its see in the City of Portsmouth, where the seat is located at the Cathedral Church of Saint Thomas of Canterbury which was elevated to cathedral status in 1927.

The Bishop's residence is Bishopsgrove, Fareham, Hampshire.

The office was created in 1927 when the new diocese was formed from part of the Diocese of Winchester. The present bishop is the Right Reverend Dr Kenneth William Stevenson, the 8th Lord Bishop of Portsmouth who signs "Kenneth Portsmouth".

List of the Bishops of the Diocese of Portsmouth, England

Sources

* "Whitaker's Almanack to 2004, Joseph Whitaker and Sons Ltd/A&C Black, London"


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