Stanley Pickard

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Stanley Chapman Pickard, OBE (4 July 1910 – 31 March 1988) was the eighth Bishop of Lebombo from 1958[1] until 1969.

He was ordained in 1938[2] and his first post was as a curate at St Catherine's, New Cross.[3] He became a UMCA missionary, rising in time to be Archdeacon of Portuguese East Africa. In 1958 he was elevated to the Episcopate, serving for a decade. After this he was Rector of St John’s, Belgravia[4] before retirement in 1983.


  1. ^ News in Brief The Times Saturday, Dec 06, 1958; pg. 5; Issue 54327; col F
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  3. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  4. ^ Church details
Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Humphry Beevor
Bishop of Lemombo
Succeeded by
Daniel Pina Cabral