Hetley Price

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Stuart Hetley Price (14 June 1922 – 15 March 1977)[1] was the inaugural Bishop of Doncaster who was later translated to Ripon.[2]

Educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge[3] he was ordained in 1945. His first post was as Curate at St Michael and All Angels, Bournemouth,[4] after which he was Domestic Chaplain to the Bishop of Manchester. He was then successively Secretary to the SCM; Rector of Didsbury; a Canon Residentiary at Manchester Cathedral and, his final post before elevation to the episcopate, Archdeacon of Manchester.[5] He died, following complications brought on by a stroke, in March 1977.[6] His son Simon Price (1954–2011) became a historian of ancient Roman religion.


  1. ^ "The Records of Manchester Cathedral". nationalarchives.gov.uk. 
  2. ^ The Times, Thursday, Mar 25, 1976; pg. 18; Issue 59662; col B Court Circular- New Bishop of Ripon sworn in
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ Church website
  5. ^ The Times, Wednesday, March 16, 1977; pg. 18; Issue 59953; col F The Right Rev S. H. Price Bishop of Ripon Obituary
  6. ^ "The Records of Manchester Cathedral". nationalarchives.gov.uk. 
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Doncaster
Succeeded by
David Stewart Cross
Preceded by
John Richard Humpidge Moorman
Bishop of Ripon
Succeeded by
David Nigel de Lorentz Young