William Stanton Jones

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William Stanton Jones
Rev W. Stanton Jones vicar of Bradford 002.jpg
Reference style The Right Reverend
Spoken style My Lord
Religious style Bishop

William Stanton Jones (29 July 1866 – 13 August 1951[1][2]) was an Anglican bishop.[3]

Stanton-Jones was educated at Durham University.[4] Ordained in 1892[5] he began his ordained ministry as a curate at Widnes,[6] after which he was vicar of St Polycarp’s Liverpool.[7] He was then vicar of St Mary’s with St Lawrence's Kirkdale, Liverpool and rural dean of Middleton. From 1921 (pictured) to 1928 he was Archdeacon of Bradford[8] when he was ordained to the episcopate as Bishop of Sodor and Man,[9] a position he held for 14 years.


  1. ^ National Portrait Gallery: William Stanton-Jones
  2. ^ "Obituary Bishop W. Stanton Jones". The Times, 14 August 1951; pg. 8; Issue 52079; col E
  3. ^ Feegans
  4. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  5. ^ Ordinations. Liverpool The Times, 14 June 1892; pg. 3; Issue 33664; col A
  6. ^ The Clergy List” London, John Phillips, 1900
  7. ^ Old Liverpool Churches
  8. ^ London Gazette
  9. ^ Ecclesiastical News. Bishop Of Sodor And Man Consecrated. The Times Tuesday, 12 Jun 1928; pg. 19; Issue 44917; col D
Religious titles
Preceded by
Charles Leonard Thornton-Duesbury
Bishop of Sodor and Man
Succeeded by
John Ralph Strickland Taylor