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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

14 January 1830 A.D. David Sandford—Scots Episcopal Clergyman & Bishop of Edinburgh (1806-1830)

14 January 1830 A.D.  David Sandford—Scots Episcopal Clergyman & Bishop of Edinburgh (1806-1830)

Daniel Sandford (bishop of Edinburgh)

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Daniel Sandford
Delville, near 
Dublin, Ireland
14 January 1830
Reverend Daniel Sandford and Sarah Chapone

The Right Reverend Daniel Sandford (1766 – 14 January 1830) was Bishop of Edinburgh from 1806 until 1830.



Sandford was born in 1766 at Delville, near Dublin, Ireland, the son of Reverend Daniel Sandford and Sarah Chapone.


At Edinburgh, in 1792, he became minister of a Qualified Episcopal congregation for whom the Charlotte Chapel, Edinburghwas built in 1797. He graduated from Oxford University in 1802 with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D). He joined the Episcopal Church of Scotland in 1803, and was ordained bishop of Edinburgh in 1806.[1]


Sandford married Helen Frances Catherine Douglas, on 11 October 1790. They had seven children, including:[2]

Sandford died on 14 January 1830 at Edinburgh.[2]


3.    Jump up^ Ruvigny & Raineval, The Marquis of, The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal - The Mortimer Percy Volume, Part 1, London , 1911, p.186-7.

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Bishop of Edinburgh
1806 –1830
Succeeded by
James Walker

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