Charles Stubbs

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Charles William Stubbs
Born (1845-09-03)September 3, 1845
Liverpool, England
Died May 4, 1912(1912-05-04) (aged 66)
Truro, England
Education Liverpool Collegiate Institution; Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Church Church of England
Offices held
Dean of Ely, Bishop of Truro
Title Right Reverend

Charles William Stubbs (September 3, 1845 – May 4, 1912) was an English clergyman.

He was born in Liverpool and educated at the Liverpool Collegiate Institution and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.[1] As a clergyman he held several incumbencies, among them rector at Wavertree and Granborough. He took a great interest in the working classes and in social subjects, and was liberal both in his political and in his theological opinions.[2] He was Dean of Ely 1894 to 1906 when he was appointed the fourth Bishop of Truro.
His proper style was The Right Reverend Charles William Stubbs, D.D.


  • "To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me."

Selected works

  • God and the People:the religious creed of a democrat, being selections from the writings of Joseph Mazzini; 2nd ed. 1896; G W E Russell, A Pocketful of Sixpences, London 1907, p 92
  • Co-operation & Owenite Socialist Communities/The Land and the Labourers (1884)
  • The Land and the Labourers (1893)
  • Charles Kingsley and the Christian Social Movement (1899)
  • Social Teachings of the Lord's Prayer (1900)
  • The Christ of English Poetry (1906)
  • Cambridge and its Story (1912)
  • Hymns, including Christ was born on Christmas Night and Carol of King Cnut


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Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Gott
Bishop of Truro
Succeeded by
Winfrid Oldfield Burrows
Preceded by
Charles Merivale
Dean of Ely
Succeeded by
Alexander Francis Kirkpatrick