The Rt Rev Robert William Stannard (20 October 1895 – 26 December 1986) was an eminent Anglican clergyman in the middle part of the 20th century. He was born on 20 October 1895 and educated at Westminster School and, after wartime service in the Middlesex Regiment, Christ Church, Oxford. Ordained in 1922 he began his career with curacies at Bermondsey and Putney and was then Vicar of St James, Barrow-in-Furness. Subsequently, Rural Dean of Dalton, he then became Archdeacon of Doncaster and Rector of High Melton.
In 1947 he was elevated to the Episcopate as Bishop of Woolwich, a post he held until his appointment as Dean of Rochester. An Honorary Chaplain to the King, he retired to Fleet, Hampshire in 1966 and died twenty years later on Boxing Day.
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