George Hubback

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The Most Rev George Clay Hubback DD was an eminent Anglican priest in the mid twentieth century.[1]

Born on 7 April 1882 he was educated at Rossall School and Liverpool University and began his career as a Civil Engineer [2] before being ordained for the priesthood in 1910. After a curacy at St Anne’s, South Lambeth he was with the Oxford Mission to India until 1924 when he became Bishop of Assam. In 1945 he was translated to Bishop of Calcutta and with it the title of Metropolitan of India.[3] He retired in 1950 and died on 2 November 1955.[4]


  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP, 1947
  2. ^ "Who was Who" 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ Genealogical web site
  4. ^ Bishop HubbackThe Times Friday, 4 November 1955; pg. 11; Issue 53369; col D
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Herbert Pakenham-Walsh
Bishop of Assam
Succeeded by
Nirod Biswas
Preceded by
Foss Westcott
Bishop of Calcutta
Succeeded by
Aurobindo Nath Mukherjee