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0.16 cubic metres
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Leslie Cyril Stanbridge was born in Bromley, London, in 1920. He trained in St John's College, Durham University and was ordained priest in 1950.
He served his curacy in the diocese of Rochester and then returned to St John's College to serve as tutor from 1951-55, as well as chaplain from 1952. He left in 1955 to become Vicar of St Martin's in Kingston on Hull. He served as Rector of Cottingham from 1964-1972 and was appointed Canon and Prebendary of York Minster in 1968 and Rural Dean of Hull in 1970. He served as Archdeacon of York from 1972 to 1988, when he retired from full-time ministry.
After retirement he continued to serve the York Minster as Archdeacon Emeritus through his role as Succentor Canonicum and as a Canon of York in the Minster's governing body, from which he stood down in 2000 after 32 years. He was also a director of St Leonard's Hospice, York, in the 1990s.
Archdeacon Stanbridge died on 19 March 2015.
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