top of page
Joseph & Georgina

Alderman Joseph Hubback

Mayor of Liverpool, 1869-1870

b.1 July 1814 -  d.6 September 1883


George Clay Hubback

b. 7 April 1882-d.1955

Civil Engineer, Bishop of Assam and of Calcutta


Educated at Rossall School and University College, Liverpool. After working as a Civil Engineer on the Admiralty Harbour, Dover, and then for the Port Trust, Calcutta, G.C Hubback joined the Oxford Mission to Calcutta in 1908, and was ordained a Deacon. He remained in Calcutta until 1924, with the exception of the years 1910–12 as curate of St Anne's, Lambeth, and 1916–17 as war hospital chaplain in Bombay. He became bishop of Assam in 1924 and received a Lambeth D.D in 1929. In 1945 he succeeded Foss Westcott as Bishop of Calcutta and Metropolitan of India. He retired five years later, living first at Salisbury and latterly in Guildford. He died in hospital at Guildford on 2 November 1955 after a fall in the street. 

For more information on the Hubback Brothers, visit

bottom of page