Clive Young

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The Rt Revd
Clive Young
Bishop of Dunwich
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Installed c 1999
Term ended 12 May 2013 (retired)[2]
Predecessor Tim Stevens
Other posts Archdeacon of Hackney (1992–1999)
Ordination 1972[1]
Consecration 24 June 1999[3]
Personal details
Born (1948-05-31) 31 May 1948 (age 66)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Residence Ipswich
Alma mater St John's College, Durham

Clive Young (born 31 May 1948) was the Anglican Bishop of Dunwich[4] in the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.[5]

Educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford[6] and St John's College, Durham,[7] Young was ordained a deacon in 1972 and began his career with a curacy at Neasden. He was then successively Priest in charge, then Rural Dean of Old Ford, London; Vicar of St Andrew, Holborn and finally (before his ordination to the episcopate) Archdeacon of Hackney.

He is a member of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland, acting as its conference chaplain in 2001.[8]

In his spare time he is a keen gardener.[citation needed]


  • Clive Young Esq (1948–1972)
  • The Revd Clive Young (1972–1992)
  • The Ven Clive Young (1992–1999)
  • The Rt Revd Clive Young (1999—present)


Church of England titles
Preceded by
Tim Stevens
Bishop of Dunwich