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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Scotland

Scotland
DateAscendingChange
402Diocese of Whithorn was established
546Diocese of Bangor was established
550Diocese of Glasgow was established
600Diocese of Whithorn was suppressed
700Diocese of Glasgow was suppressed
750Diocese of Ross was established
800Diocese of Abernathy was established
850Diocese of Saint Andrews was established
1050Diocese of Abernathy was suppressed
1055Diocese of Birsay was established
1063Diocese of Mortlach was established
1100Diocese of Moray was established
1114Diocese of Dunkeld was established
1114Diocese of Glasgow was restored
1125Diocese of Aberdeen was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Mortlach)
1125Diocese of Mortlach was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Aberdeen)
1128Diocese of Whithorn was restored
1137Diocese of Birsay was renamed as Diocese of Kirkwall
1146Diocese of Caithness was established
1150Diocese of Brechin was established
1155Diocese of Dunblane was established
1183Diocese of Argyll was established (from Diocese of Dunkeld)
1472.08.17Diocese of Saint Andrews was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Saint Andrews
1492.01.09Diocese of Glasgow was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Glasgow
1547Diocese of Dunkeld was suppressed
1550Diocese of Caithness was suppressed
1550Diocese of Ross was suppressed
1558Diocese of Kirkwall was suppressed
1558Diocese of Whithorn was suppressed
1558.05.21Diocese of Bangor was suppressed
1560Diocese of Argyll was suppressed
1569Diocese of Dunblane was suppressed
1571Metropolitan Archdiocese of Saint Andrews was suppressed
1577Diocese of Aberdeen was suppressed
1603Metropolitan Archdiocese of Glasgow was suppressed
1638Diocese of Brechin was suppressed
1638Diocese of Moray was suppressed
1653.10.13Apostolic Prefecture of Scotland was restored
1694.03.16Apostolic Prefecture of Scotland was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Scotland
1727.07.23Apostolic Vicariate of Highland District of Scotland was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Scotland)
1727.07.23Apostolic Vicariate of Scotland was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Lowland District of Scotland (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Highland District of Scotland)
1827.02.13Apostolic Vicariate of Lowland District of Scotland was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern District of Scotland (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Western District of Scotland)
1827.02.13Apostolic Vicariate of Highland District of Scotland was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Northern District of Scotland
1827.02.13Apostolic Vicariate of Western District of Scotland was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Lowland District of Scotland)
1878.03.04Apostolic Vicariate of Northern District of Scotland was promoted as Diocese of Aberdeen
1878.03.04Diocese of Dunkeld was restored
1878.03.04Diocese of Galloway was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Western District of Scotland)
1878.03.04Apostolic Vicariate of Western District of Scotland was promoted as Archdiocese of Glasgow (lost territory to establish Diocese of Galloway)
1878.03.05Diocese of Argyll and The Isles was restored (from Diocese of Aberdeen)
1878.03.15Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern District of Scotland was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh
1947.05.25Archdiocese of Glasgow was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Glasgow (lost territory to establish Diocese of Motherwell and Diocese of Paisley)
1947.05.25Diocese of Motherwell was established (from Archdiocese of Glasgow and Diocese of Galloway)
1947.05.25Diocese of Paisley was established (from Archdiocese of Glasgow)
1953.11.21Military Vicariate of Great Britain was established
1957.06.10Apostolic Exarchate of England and Wales (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1967.03.08Apostolic Exarchate of England and Wales (Ukrainian Rite) was renamed as Apostolic Exarchate of Great Britain
1973Titular Episcopal See of Abercorn was established
1973Titular Episcopal See of Abernethy was restored
1973Titular Episcopal See of Mortlach was restored
1973Titular Episcopal See of Rosemarkie was restored
1973Titular Episcopal See of Strathearn was restored
1974Titular Episcopal See of Hoddom was established
1975Titular Episcopal See of Hoddom was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Hoddom
1984Titular Episcopal See of Hoddom was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Hodelm
1986.07.21Military Vicariate of Great Britain was promoted as Military Ordinariate of Bishopric of the Forces in Great Britain
2011.01.15Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (Anglican Rite) was established
2013.01.18Apostolic Exarchate of Great Britain (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Holy Family of London
2016.07.28Diocese of Great Britain (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established

as of 2020.05.18

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