Robert Joynt

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For the Ontario merchant and political figure, see Robert L. Joynt.

Robert Charles Joynt (14 April 1856 - 19 April 1938) was an Anglican priest [1] and author.[2]

Joynt was born at Coolbanagher and educated at Trinity College, Dublin.[3] He was ordained in 1881[4] and began his career as a curate at Darnall. He held incumbencies at St George’s Sheffield, Christ Church, Gipsy Hill [5] and Holy Trinity Redhill. He was Archdeacon of Kingston-upon-Thames from 1919 to 1931; and Chancellor of Southwark Cathedral from 1933 to 1936.


  1. ^ Canon R. C. Joynt. The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 21, 1938; pg. 14; Issue 47974
  2. ^ Amongst others he wrote “Bible Readings for Class and Home”, 1910; “Liturgy and Life”, 1912; “Goals and Symbols”, 1920; “After Confirmation, What and How?”, 1925; and “Pastoral Work; The Church’s Real Work”, 1934 > British Library website accessed 17:08 GMT 9April, 2012
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 071363457X
  4. ^ Ordinations. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Dec 21, 1881; pg. 10; Issue 30383
  5. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
Church of England titles
Preceded by
William Woodcock Hough
Archdeacon of Southwark
Succeeded by
George Henry Marten