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Latest revision as of 16:08, 7 February 2021

Diocese of Hereford
Hereford Cathedral.jpg
Hereford Cathedral
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Province Canterbury
Archdeaconries Hereford, Ludlow
Legal Jurisdictions
Bishops Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford

The Diocese of Hereford forms part of the Province of Canterbury of the Church of England.

History[edit | edit source]

The diocese was founded in 676

The area of the diocese incorporates:

Archdeaconries and deaneries[edit | edit source]

The diocese is divided into two Archdeaconries containing a total of thirteen deaneries:

  • the Archdeaconry of Hereford
    • comprises the Deaneries of Abbeydore, Bromyard, Hereford, Kington & Weobley, Ledbury, Leominster and Ross & Archenfield.
  • the Archdeaconry of Ludlow
    • comprises the Deaneries of Bridgnorth, Clun Forrest, Condover, Ludlow, Pontesbury and Telford Severn