John Klyberg

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Mgr Charles John Klyberg is a former Church of England bishop. He was the Bishop of Fulham from 1985 to 1996.[1]

He was born on 29 July 1931[2] and educated at Eastbourne College [3] and Lincoln Theological College.

He began his ordained ministry with a curacy at St John's, East Dulwich[4] - after which he was the rector of Fort Jameson in Zambia.[5] Following this he was the vicar of Christ Church and St Stephen, Battersea.[6] Later he became the Dean of Lusaka [7] before ordination to the episcopate.[8] An opponent of women priests, he was a Guardian of the Anglican shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.[9]

He later became a member of the Roman Catholic Church.[10]


  1. ^ The Times, 30 January 1985; pg. 14; Issue 62049; col B, Bishops appointed
  2. ^ Who's Who 1992 “(London, A & C Black ISBN 0-7136-3514-2)
  3. ^ ”Debrett's People of Today 1992” (London, Debrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2)
  4. ^ Church website
  5. ^ Crockford's clerical directory, 1995 (Lambeth, Church House ISBN 0-7151-8088-6)
  6. ^ Parish details
  7. ^ Deans of Lusaka
  8. ^ He was also the Archdeacon of Charing Cross, Who's Who (ibid)
  9. ^ Guardians of Walsingham
  10. ^ Papal prelate of honour
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Brian Masters
Bishop of Fulham
1985 – 1996
Succeeded by
John Broadhurst