Historically the diocese
Diocese of london a large area north of the Thames and bordered the dioceses of Norwich and Lincoln to the north and west. This area covers nearly all Diocese of london the historic county of Middlesex. It Diocese of london of london the City of London in which lies its cathedral, St Paul'sand also encompasses Spelthorne which was formerly in Middlesex but is now part of Surrey.
Essex formed part of the diocese until when county became part of the Diocese of Rochester and later changed again to the Diocese of St Albans and is now in the Diocese of Chelmsford.
Since the institution of the London area scheme the first of kind in the diocese has been divided into five episcopal areas, each of which is the
Diocese of london responsibility of one of the diocese's suffragan bishops.
It is further divided into archdeaconries and deaneries, as shown below.
Under the London area scheme Diocese of london diocesan bishop, the
Diocese of london of London retains oversight of the two cities of London and Westminster while the four
Diocese of london bishops have responsibility in their own episcopal areas. The suffragan see of Diocese of london was created inKensington inWillesden in and Edmonton Diocese of london The suffragan see of Marlborough existed from to On 1 Mayit was announced  that Richard Chartres ' then-Bishop of London proposal to Diocese of london the See of Islington out of abeyance for the appointment of a "bishop for church plants"  would go ahead.
Ric Thorpe was consecrated Bishop suffragan of Islington on 29 September Alternative episcopal for parishes in the diocese which do not accept the ordination of women as priests is provided by a fifth suffragan bishop, Jonathan BakerBishop of Fulhamwho has the same ministry in the Southwark and Rochester dioceses. During a lengthy vacancy in that see, alternative episcopal oversight was offered by the area Bishop of Edmonton.
There are also several retired bishops living in the diocese, some of whom are licensed as honorary assistant bishops:. Diocese of london Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Sarah MullallyBishop of London. David IsonDean of St Paul's.
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Deanery of Westminster St Margaret. Deanery of Westminster St Marylebone. Edmonton Episcopal Area area Bishop of Edmonton. Deanery of Central Barnet.
Deanery of North Camden Hampstead. Deanery of East Haringey.
Kensington Episcopal Area area Bishop of Kensington. Deanery of Hammersmith and Fulham. Stepney Episcopal Area area Bishop of Stepney. Deanery of Tower Hamlets. Willesden Episcopal Area area Bishop of Willesden.
Diocesan bishop Sarah MullallyBishop of London.