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Robert Stopford

The Rt Rev. and Rt Hon.
Robert Stopford
KCVO CBE PC
Bishop of Bermuda
Diocese Anglican Church of Bermuda
Elected 1976
Term ended 1976 (death)
Predecessor Eric Trapp
Successor Anselm Genders
Orders
Consecration c. 1974
Personal details
Born (1901-02-20)20 February 1901
Garston, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Died 13 August 1976(1976-08-13) (aged 75)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Previous post Bishop of Jerusalem
(Vicar-General) 1974–1976
Bishop of London
1961–1973
Bishop of Peterborough
1956–1961
Bishop of Fulham
1955–1956
Alma mater Hertford College, Oxford

Robert Wright Stopford KCVO, CBE, PC (20 February 1901 – 13 August 1976) was a British Anglican bishop.

Early life and ministry

Stopford was born in Garston, Liverpool, Lancashire, and educated at Coatham School in Redcar and Liverpool College, where he was Head of House (Littler's). He continued his education at Hertford College, Oxford, where he graduated with a Master of Arts degree. At Oxford he obtained first classes in classical honour moderations (1922) and modern history (1924). He was subsequently an Honorary Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford, and a Fellow of King's College London. He received a Doctor of Divinity degree from the University of London and a Doctor of Civil Law degree from the University of Durham.

Legacy

Bishop Stopford's School in Enfield and Bishop Stopford School in Kettering are named after him. He was

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