Bishop of Salisbury

The Bishop of Salisbury is the ordinary of the Church of England's Diocese of Salisbury in the Province of Canterbury. The diocese covers much of the counties of Wiltshire and Dorset. The see is in the City of Salisbury where the bishop's seat is in the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The see is currently vacant following the retirement of Nick Holtam on 3 July 2021.[1]

Bishop of Salisbury
Bishopric
anglican
Incumbent:
vacant
acting: Karen Gorham, Bishop of Sherborne
Location
Ecclesiastical provinceCanterbury
ResidenceSouth Canonry, Salisbury
Information
First holderAldhelm
Herman (first bishop at Sarum)
Established709
1075 (translated to Salisbury)
DioceseSalisbury
CathedralSalisbury Cathedral