September 3, 1845, Liverpool, England.

May 4, 1912, Truro, Cornwall.


Stubbs was educated at the Liverpool Collegiate Institution and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (BA 1868, MA 1876). Ordained in 1868, 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 in both his political and theological opinions. After serving as Dean of Ely (1894–1906), he became the fourth Bishop of Truro.

Stubbs’ works include:

  1. Bethlehem Land
  2. Carol of King Cnut
  3. Christ Was Born on Christmas Night
  4. Cornish Bells, The
  5. O Blessed Town of Bethlehem
  6. On Yesternight I Saw a Sight
  7. Shepherds’ Song, The
  8. We Hail Thee, King of Kings!

Stubbs’ burial place