|The Very Reverend
|Dean of Winchester|
|Born||8 April 1916|
|Died||26 March 1987|
|Spouse(s)||Barbara Elizabeth née Tatlow|
|Alma mater||Haileybury; Trinity College, Oxford|
|Religion||Church of England|
Stancliffe was ordained in 1941 and was a curate at St James', Southbroom, Devizes 1940–43  before becoming the priest in charge at Ramsbury 1943–44 and then curate of Cirencester and priest-in-charge of Holy Trinity, Watermoor, 1944–49.
He was then a Master and Chaplain at Westminster School 1949–57 and also Preacher to Lincoln’s Inn, 1954–57. Following this he was Rector of St Margaret's, Westminster, a Canon of Westminster Abbey 1957–69, and Speaker’s Chaplain 1961–69 before his elevation to the Deanery of Winchester.
He was a member of General Synod 1970–80 and Chairman of the Council for Places of Worship, 1972–75; Fellow of Winchester College 1973. He was also considered for the post of Bishop of Carlisle.
|Church of England titles|
|Dean of Winchester