Stanley Booth-Clibborn

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Stanley Eric Francis Booth-Clibborn (20 October 1924–6 March 1996[1]) was an Anglican bishop in the late 20th century.[2] He was educated at Highgate School. After wartime service with the Royal Artillery and three years at Oriel College, Oxford he was ordained in 1952.[3] Following a curacy in Heeley he was Training Secretary to the Christian Council of Kenya from 1956–63 and then editor-in-chief of the East African Venture Newspapers, Nairobi. From 1967 he was the Leader of the Lincoln City Centre Team Ministry[4] and then Vicar of St Mary the Great, University Church, Cambridge[5] until his ordination to the episcopate.

He was the grandson of Arthur Clibborn and Kate Booth, the daughter of Salvation Army founder William Booth.


  1. ^ Independent Obituary
  2. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives
  3. ^ Who was Who 1987-1990: London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 Lambeth, Church House, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  5. ^ Church web-site
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Patrick Rodger
Bishop of Manchester
Succeeded by
Christopher Mayfield