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Bishops of the Diocese of Portsmouth

Rt Rev John Vertue

Born, 28 April 1826
Consecrated Bishop of Portsmouth, 25 July 1882
Died, 23 May 1900

Rt Rev John Baptist Cahill

Born, 2 September 1841
Consecrated Bishop of Thagora and Auxiliary, 1 May 1900
Installed as Bishop of Portsmouth, 30 August 1900
Died, 2 August 1910

Rt Rev William Timothy Cotter

Born, 21 December 1866
Consecrated Bishop of Clazonmenae and Auxiliary, 19 March 1905
Installed as Bishop of Portsmouth, 24 November 1910
Died, 24 October 1940

Most Rev John Henry King

Born, 16 September 1880
Consecrated Bishop of Opus and Auxiliary, 15 July 1938
Installed as Bishop of Portsmouth, 4 June 1941
Given personal title of Archbishop, 6 June 1954
Died, 23 March 1965

Most Rev Derek Worlock

Born, 4 February 1920
Consecrated Bishop of Portsmouth, 21 December 1965
Translated to Liverpool as Archbishop, 7 February 1976
Died, 8 February 1996

Rt Rev Anthony Joseph Emery

Born, 17 May 1918
Consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, 4 March 1968
Installed as Bishop of Portsmouth, 13 September 1976
Died, 5 April 1988

Rt Rev Crispian  Hollis Rt Rev Crispian Hollis

Born, 17 November 1936
Ordained, 11 July 1965
Consecrated Bishop of Cincari and Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, 5 May 1987
Installed as Bishop of Portsmouth, 27 January 1989
Retired, 24 September 2012

Rt Rev Philip Anthony Egan Rt Rev Philip Anthony Egan

Born, 14 November 1955
Ordained, 4 August 1984
Consecrated as Bishop of Portsmouth, 24 September 2012