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Diocesan Areas

The Church of England consists of 42 Dioceses, the purpose of this page is to try and show which areas of the country are found in each.

Dioceses in the Province of Canterbury

Bath and Wells
Somerset, North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset some parts of Dorset.

Birmingham
Birmingham, Sandwell (except part of the north), Solihull (except part of the east), part of Warwickshire, some parishes in Worcestershire.

Bristol
Bristol, southern two thirds of South Gloucestershire, northern quarter of Wiltshire (except part of the north), Swindon (except parts in north and south).

Canterbury
Kent east of the Medway.

Chelmsford
Essex (except part of the north), part of east London north of the Thames, part of south Cambridgeshire


Chichester
West Sussex (except part of the north), east Sussex (except part of the north), part of Kent.


Coventry
Coventry, Warwickshire (except part of the north, southwest and south), part of Solihull.


Derby
Derbyshire (except part of the north), part of Stockport, part of Staffordshire.


Ely
Cambridgeshire (except part of the northwest and south), the western quarter of Norfolk, part of Bedfordshire.


Europe
Europe (except Great Britain and Ireland), Morocco, Turkey, and the post Soviet states in Asia


Exeter
Devon (except part of the southeast and west), Plymouth and Torbay.


Gloucester
Gloucestershire (except part of the north, south and east), the northern third of south Gloucestershire, part of Wiltshire, part of southwest Warwickshire, part of southern Worcestershire.

Guildford
The western two-thirds of Surrey south of the Thames (except part of north eastern Hampshire), part of Greater London, part of west Sussex


Hereford
Herefordshire, the southern half of Shropshire, part of Powys and Monmouthshire


Leicester
Leicestershire, part of Northamptonshire, Derbyshire and Warwickshire.

Lichfield
Staffordshire (except part of the southeast and southwest), the northern half of Shropshire, Wolverhampton, Walsall, the northern half of Sandwell.

Lincoln
Lincolnshire, northeast Lincolnshire, north Lincolnshire (except part of the west).

London
The City of London, Greater London north of the Thames (except part of the east and north), Surrey north of the Thames, part of Hertfordshire.

Norwich
Norfolk (except part of the west), part of north eastern Suffolk.

Oxford
Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, part of Hampshire and Hertfordshire.

Peterborough
Northamptonshire (except part of the west), Rutland, Peterborough (except part of the south east), part of Lincolnshire.

Portsmouth
The south eastern third of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight

Rochester
Kent west of the Medway (except part of the south west), Medway, most of Bromley Bexley, part of east Sussex.

St Albans
Hertfordshire (except part of the south and west), Bedfordshire (except part of the north and west), part of Greater London.

St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Suffolk (except part of the north east), part of Essex

Salisbury
The southern three quarters of Wiltshire, Dorset (except part of the east), part of Hampshire and Devon.

Southwark
Greater London south of the Thames (except most of Bromley and Bexley and part of the south west), the eastern third of Surrey.

Truro
Cornwall, the isles of Scilly, part of Devon.

Winchester
Hampshire (except the south eastern quarter and part of the north east, west and north), part of eastern Dorset, the Channel Islands.

Worcester
Worcestershire (except part of the south and north), part of Wolverhampton, Sandwell and northern Gloucestershire.

Dioceses in the Province of York

Blackburn
Lancashire (except part of the east and south, Liverpool and Manchester) some parishes in wigan

Carlisle
Cumbria (except Alston Moor and the former Sedbergh Rural District).

Chester
Cheshire, the Wirral, Halton south of the Mersey, Warrington south of the Mersey, Trafford (except part of the north), Stockport (except part of the north and east) the eastern half of Tameside, part of Derbyshire, part of Manchester, part of Flintshire.

Durham
Durham (except part of the southwest and north), Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Hartlepool, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees north of the Tees

Leeds
Ripon, Bradford, Leeds, Huddersfield, Wakefield.

Liverpool
Liverpool, Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens, Wigan (except part of the north and east), Halton north of the Mersey, most of West Lancashire.

Manchester
Manchester (except part of the south), Salford, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham, the western half of Tameside, part of Wigan, Trafford, Stockport, southern Lancashire.

Newcastle
Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north Tyneside, part of eastern Cumbria, part of County Durham.

Sheffield
Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster (except part of the south east), part of North Lincolnshire, parrt of north east Barnsley, part of the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Sodor and Man
The Isle of Man.

Southwell and Nottingham
Nottinghamshire, part of South Yorkshire.

York
York, East Riding of Yorkshire (except part of the southwest), Kingston-upon-Hull, Redcar, Cleveland, Middlesbrough, the eastern half of North Yorkshire, Stockton-on-Tees south of the Tees, part of Leeds.

Acknowledgement:

List of Church of England dioceses

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Church_of_England_dioceses


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