- Bishop of Monmouth
The Bishop of Monmouth is the diocescan
bishopof the Church in Wales Diocese of Monmouth.
The Bishop's residence is Bishopstow, Newport.
The diocese is one of two new ones founded in 1921 when the
Church in Walesbecame independent of the established Church of England. The current Bishop is the Right Reverend Dominic Walker, OGS, the 9th Bishop of Monmouth, who was previously Area Bishop of Reading in the Church of England. His predecessor, the Most Reverend Dr. Rowan Williams, was appointed Archbishop of Canterburyin 2002 - the first Welsh bishop to hold that post since the English Reformation in the 16th century. He was also the Archbishop of Walesat the time of his appointment to Canterbury and was styled as "The Most Reverend Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Wales and Bishop of Monmouth."
List of the Bishops of the Diocese of Monmouth
* "Whitaker's Almanack to 2004 Joseph Whitaker & Sons Ltd/A&C Black, London"
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