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Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

England England

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Liverpool

Neighbouring Dioceses: Lancaster (↙), Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (↖), Middlesbrough (↓)

Patron Saint: Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (December 8), St. Cuthbert (March 20)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 21

Address: Bishop's House, East Denton Hall, 800 West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2BJ, England

Phone: (0191) 228-0003

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History


Special Churches

Lancaster (↙), Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (↖), Middlesbrough (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.01.09 – ...):Bishop Séamus Cunningham (72)Bishop Séamus Cunningham (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Hexham and Newcastle (Roman Rite)

Bishop Séamus Cunningham (72)Bishop Séamus Cunningham (72)Permalink
(2009.01.09 – ...)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England)

Born:1942.07.07 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1966.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.20

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (2009.01.09 – ...)

Bishop Kevin John DunnPermalink
(2004.03.26 – 2008.03.01)

Born:1950.07.09 (England)
Ordained Priest:1976.01.17
Consecrated Bishop:2004.05.25
Died:2008.03.01 († 57)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (2004.03.26 – 2008.03.01)

Bishop Michael Ambrose Griffiths, O.S.B.Permalink
(1992.01.11 – 2004.03.26)

Born:1928.12.04 (England)
Ordained Priest:1957.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1992.03.20
Died:2011.06.14 († 82)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1992.01.11 – 2004.03.26)

Bishop Hugh LindsayPermalink
(1974.12.12 – 1992.01.11)

Born:1927.06.20 (England)
Ordained Priest:1953.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1969.12.11
Died:2009.01.19 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Concangis (1969.10.13 – 1974.12.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1969.10.13 – 1974.12.12)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1974.12.12 – 1992.01.11)

Bishop James CunninghamPermalink
(1958.07.01 – 1974.05.16)

Born:1910.08.15 (England)
Ordained Priest:1937.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1957.11.02
Died:1974.07.10 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Ios (1957.08.19 – 1958.07.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1957.08.19 – 1958.07.01)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1958.07.01 – 1974.05.16)

Bishop Joseph McCormackPermalink
(1936.12.30 – 1958.03.02)

Born:1887.05.17 (England)
Ordained Priest:1912.08.11
Consecrated Bishop:1937.02.04
Died:1958.03.02 († 70)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1936.12.30 – 1958.03.02)

Bishop Joseph ThormanPermalink
(1924.12.18 – 1936.10.07)

Born:1871.08.06 (England)
Ordained Priest:1896.09.27
Consecrated Bishop:1925.01.27
Died:1936.10.07 († 65)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1924.12.18 – 1936.10.07)

Bishop Richard CollinsPermalink
(1909.06.21 – 1924.02.09)

Born:1857.04.05 (England)
Ordained Priest:1885.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1905.06.29
Died:1924.02.09 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Selinus (1905.03.31 – 1909.06.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1905.03.31 – 1909.06.21)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1909.06.21 – 1924.02.09)

Bishop Thomas William WilkinsonPermalink
(1889.12.28 – 1909.04.17)

Born:1825.04.05 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1888.07.25
Died:1909.04.17 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Cisamus (1888.05.15 – 1889.12.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1888.05.15 – 1889.12.28)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1889.12.28 – 1909.04.17)

Bishop Henry O’Callaghan (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1887.10.01 – 1889.09.19)

Born:1827.03.29 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1888.01.18
Died:1904.10.10 († 77)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1887.10.01 – 1889.09.19)

Titular Archbishop of Nicosia (1889.10.01 – 1904.10.10)

Bishop John William BewickPermalink
(1882.09.25 – 1886.10.29)

Born:1824.04.20 (England)
Ordained Priest:1850.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1882.10.18
Died:1886.10.29 († 62)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1882.09.25 – 1886.10.29)

Bishop James ChadwickPermalink
(1866.08.12 – 1882.05.14)

Born:1813.04.24 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1836.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1866.10.18
Died:1882.05.14 († 69)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1866.08.12 – 1882.05.14)

Bishop William HogarthPermalink
(1850.09.29 – 1866.01.29)

Born:1786.03.25 (England)
Ordained Priest:1809.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1848.08.24
Died:1866.01.29 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Samosata (1848.07.28 – 1850.09.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1848.07.28 – 1850.09.29)

Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (1850.09.29 – 1866.01.29)

Vicars Apostolic of Northern District (Roman Rite)

Bishop William HogarthPermalink
(1848.07.28 – 1850.09.29)

(see above)

Bishop William RiddellPermalink
(1847.08.11 – 1847.11.02)

Born:1807.02.05 (England)
Ordained Priest:1830
Consecrated Bishop:1844.03.17
Died:1847.11.02 († 40)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1843.12.22 – 1847.08.11)

Titular Bishop of Lagania (1843.12.22 – 1847.11.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1847.08.11 – 1847.11.02)

Bishop Francis George MostynPermalink
(1840.09.22 – 1847.08.11)

Born:1800 (England)
Ordained Priest:1828
Consecrated Bishop:1840.12.21
Died:1847.08.11 († 47)

Titular Bishop of Abydus (1840.09.22 – 1847.08.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1840.09.22 – 1847.08.11)

Bishop John BriggsPermalink
(1836.01.28 – 1840.07.03)

Born:1789.05.20 (England)
Ordained Priest:1814.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1833.06.29
Died:1861.01.04 († 71)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1833.01.22 – 1836.01.28)

Titular Bishop of Dragobitia (1833.01.22 – 1850.09.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1836.01.28 – 1840.07.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Yorkshire District (1840.07.03 – 1850.09.29)

Bishop of Beverley (1850.09.29 – 1860.09.17)

Bishop Thomas PenswickPermalink
(1831.07.30 – 1836.01.28)

Born:1772 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1824.06.29
Died:1836.01.28 († 64)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1824.01.13 – 1831.07.30)

Titular Bishop of Europus (1824.01.13 – 1836.01.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1831.07.30 – 1836.01.28)

Bishop Thomas SmithPermalink
(1821.06.02 – 1831.07.30)

Born:1763.03.21 (England)
Ordained Priest:1788
Consecrated Bishop:1810.03.10
Died:1831.07.30 († 68)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1807.05.15 – 1821.06.02)

Titular Bishop of Bolina (1807.05.15 – 1831.07.30)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1821.06.02 – 1831.07.30)

Bishop William GibsonPermalink
(1790.09.10 – 1821.06.02)

Born:1738.02.02 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1790.12.05
Died:1821.06.02 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Achantus (1790.09.10 – 1821.06.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1790.09.10 – 1821.06.02)

Bishop Matthew GibsonPermalink
(1780.06.17 – 1790.05.17)

Born:1734.03.23 (England)
Ordained Priest:1758
Consecrated Bishop:1780.09.03
Died:1790.05.17 († 56)

Titular Bishop of Comanæ (1780.06.17 – 1790.05.17)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1780.06.17 – 1790.05.17)

Bishop William WaltonPermalink
(1775.12.24 – 1780.02.26)

Born:1716.12.09 (England)
Ordained Priest:1741.04.03
Died:1780.02.26 († 63)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1770.07.18 – 1775.12.24)

Titular Bishop of Dragobitia (1770.07.18 – 1780.02.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1775.12.24 – 1780.02.26)

Bishop William MairePermalink
(1767.10.01 – 1769.07.25)

Born:1704.01.14
Ordained Priest:1730.12
Consecrated Bishop:1768.05.29
Died:1769.07.25 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Cina (1767.10.01 – 1769.07.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1767.10.01 – 1769.07.25)

Bishop Francis PetrePermalink
(1752.05.05 – 1775.12.24)

Born:1691 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1751.07.27
Died:1775.12.24 († 84)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1750.07.27 – 1752.05.05)

Titular Bishop of Amorium (1750.07.27 – 1775.12.24)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1752.05.05 – 1775.12.24)

Bishop Edward DicconsonPermalink
(1740.10.06 – 1752.04.24)

Born:1670.11.30 (England)
Ordained Priest:1701.06
Consecrated Bishop:1741.03.19
Died:1752.04.24 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Mallus (1740.10.06 – 1752.04.24)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1740.10.06 – 1752.04.24)

Bishop Thomas Dominic Williams, O.P.Permalink
(1725.12.22 – 1740.04.03)

Born:1660 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1725.12.30
Died:1740.04.03 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Tiberiopolis (1725.12.22 – 1740.04.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) ([1725.12.11] 1725.12.22 – 1740.04.03)

Bishop George WithamPermalink
(1716.04.06 – 1725.04.16)

Born:1655.05.16 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1703.04.15
Died:1725.04.16 († 69)

Vicar Apostolic of Midland District (England) (1702.08.12 – 1716.04.06)

Titular Bishop of Marcopolis (1702.08.12 – 1725.04.16)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1716.04.06 – 1725.04.16)

Bishop James SmithPermalink
(1688.01.28 – 1711.05.13)

Born:1645 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1688.05.13
Died:1711.05.13 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Callipolis (1688.01.28 – 1711.05.13)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern District (England) (1688.01.28 – 1711.05.13)

Bishops of Hexham (Roman Rite)

Saint Bishop WilfridPermalink
(705 – 709)

Born:633
Consecrated Bishop:664
Died:709 († 76)

Bishop of York (England) (664 – 678)

Bishop of Selsey (681 – 685)

Bishop of Leicester (England) (692 – 705)

Bishop of Hexham (England) (705 – 709)

Saint Bishop John of BeverleyPermalink
(687 – 706)

Consecrated Bishop:687
Died:721.05.07

Bishop of Hexham (England) (687 – 706)

Bishop of York (England) (706 – 714)

Former Prelates


as of 2015.06.29

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