Ernest Stenning

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Ernest Henry Stenning MBE TD (27 January 1885 – 2 February 1964) was an Anglican priest. He was the Archdeacon of Man in the Church of England from 1958 until his death in 1964.[1]

Born in Shermanbury, Sussex, Stenning was educated at Downing College, Cambridge and ordained in 1911. By profession a science teacher,[2] he taught from 1911 at King Williams College, where he was also school chaplain and Vice-Principal.[3] An Honorary Chaplain to the Queen, he was president of the Manx Antiquarian Society, a co-founder of the Manx Grand Prix and a Provincial Grand Master of the Isle of Man Freemasons (1957–1964).[4]


Church of England titles
Preceded by
Vincent Stockwood
Archdeacon of Man
Succeeded by
Edward Glass