John Klyberg

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Charles John Klyberg is a former Church of England bishop. He was the Bishop of Fulham from 1985 to 1996.[1]

He was born on 29 July 1931[2] and educated at Eastbourne College [3] and Lincoln Theological College.

He began his ordained ministry with a curacy at St John's, East Dulwich - after which he was the rector of Fort Jameson in Zambia.[4] Following this he was the vicar of Christ Church and St Stephen, Battersea. Later he became the Dean of Lusaka before ordination to the episcopate. He was also the Archdeacon of Charing Cross. An opponent of women priests, he was a Guardian of the Anglican shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.[5]

He later became a member of the Roman Catholic Church.[6]


  1. ^ "Bishops appointed". The Times (62049). 30 January 1985. p. 14 col B. 
  2. ^ Who's Who 1992 “(London, A & C Black ISBN 0-7136-3514-2)
  3. ^ ”Debrett's People of Today 1992” (London, Debrett's) ISBN 1-870520-09-2)
  4. ^ Crockford's clerical directory, 1995 (Lambeth, Church House ISBN 0-7151-8088-6)
  5. ^ Guardians of Walsingham
  6. ^ Women priests: where has it led? at the Wayback Machine (archived November 16, 2005)
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Brian Masters
Bishop of Fulham
1985 – 1996
Succeeded by
John Broadhurst