Charles Stubbs

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The Right Reverend
Charles William Stubbs
Bishop of Truro
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of Truro
In office 1906–1912 (death)
Predecessor John Gott
Successor Winfrid Burrows
Other posts Dean of Ely (1893–1905)
Personal details
Born (1845-09-03)3 September 1845
Died 4 May 1912(1912-05-04) (aged 66)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Education Liverpool Collegiate Institution
Alma mater Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

Charles William Stubbs DD (3 September 1845 – 4 May 1912) was an English clergyman.

He was born in Liverpool and educated at the Liverpool Collegiate Institution and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.[1] As a clergyman he held several incumbencies, among them rector at Wavertree and Granborough. He took a great interest in the working classes and in social subjects, and was liberal both in his political and in his theological opinions.[2] He was Dean of Ely 1894 to 1906 when he was appointed the fourth Bishop of Truro.


  • "To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me."

Selected works[edit]

  • God and the People: the religious creed of a democrat, being selections from the writings of Joseph Mazzini; 2nd ed. 1896; G W E Russell, A Pocketful of Sixpences, London 1907, p 92
  • Co-operation & Owenite Socialist Communities/The Land and the Labourers (1884)
  • The Land and the Labourers (1893)
  • Charles Kingsley and the Christian Social Movement (1899)
  • Social Teachings of the Lord's Prayer (1900)
  • In a Minster Garden: A Causerie (1902)
  • The Christ of English Poetry (1906)
  • Cambridge and its Story (1912)
  • Hymns, including Christ was born on Christmas Night and Carol of King Cnut


  1. ^ "Stubbs, Charles William (STBS864CW)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "Stubbs, C. W.". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne. 

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Church of England titles
Preceded by
Charles Merivale
Dean of Ely
Succeeded by
Alexander Kirkpatrick
Preceded by
John Gott
Bishop of Truro
Succeeded by
Winfrid Burrows