Authorised form of nameStubs; Philip (1665 - 1738)
Other forms of surnameStubbs
Dates1665 - 1738
Place of birthIn the parish of St Andrew's Undershaft, London, England
Date of birth02 October 1665
Place of deathGreenwich, London
Date of death13 September 1738
Dates and placesBurial:
Greenwich hospital old burying-ground, London
OccupationClergyman, Church of England
Research fieldArchaeology
Merchant Taylors' School; Wadham College, Oxford. BA (1686), MA (1689), BD (1722)
Curate of St Benet, Gracechurch and of St Leonard, Eastcheap; Chaplain to Dr Grove, Bishop of Chichester and George, Earl of Huntingdon; Rector of St Mary, Woolwich, St George, Botolph Lane, and St Botolph, Billingsgate (1694-1699); Rector of St Alphage, London Wall (1699); Rector of St James, Garlickhithe (1708); Chaplain to Greenwich Hospital; Archdeacon of St Albans (1715); Rector of Launton St Mary, Oxfordshire (1719-death); known for his eloquent preaching and devotion to his duties; founded day schools in the parishes of St Alphage and St James, Garlickhithe, and at Bicester, Oxfordshire
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election30/11/1703
ProposerJohn Chamberlayne
RelationshipsSon of Philip Stubbs, Vintner, of London; married Mary, daughter of John Willis, Rector of West Horndon, Essex
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Foster; Thomas
Obituaries in: 'Gentleman's Magazine' 1738, p490; 'London Magazine' 1738, p465; 'Historical Register Chronological Diary' 1738, p36
Royal Society codeNA8394
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/004440Stubs, Philipnd
MM/4/46Letter from Phillip Stubs, Greenwich, to the Royal Society3 February 1730/1
NLB/13/672Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to H Stubbs, Danby, Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland2 November 1896
EL/S2/76Letter, from Philip Stubbs to Hans Sloane, dated at the Royal Hospital Greenwich25 January 1733
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