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Clayton, Most Rev. Geoffrey Harelocked

Hon. DD (Camb.) 1948

Born 12 Dec. 1884; s of late Rt Rev. Lewis Clayton, Bishop of Leicester; unmarried; died 7 March 1957

Archbishop of Cape Town since 1948


Rugby School; Pembroke College, Cambridge; Cuddesdon Theological College. 1st Class Classical Tripos, Part I, 1906; 1st Class Theological Tripos, Part II, 1907; George Williams Prize, 1907


Deacon, 1908; Priest, 1909; Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1908–24; Dean, 1910–14 and 1919–20; Hon. Fellow, 1946–; Hon. Fellow of Pembroke Coll., Cambridge, 1953–. Temporary Chaplain to the Forces, 1914–19 (despatches); Vicar of St Mary’s the Less, Cambridge, 1918–24; Vicar of Chesterfield, 1924–34, Rural Dean, 1925–28, Archdeacon, 1928–34; Bishop of Johannesburg, 1934–48. Sub-Prelate of Order of St John of Jerusalem, 1950


Bishopscourt, Claremont, CP, SA