Edward Smallwell

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Edward Smallwell (c.1720–1799) was an English bishop of St David's and bishop of Oxford.

Life[edit]

He was chaplain to George III in 1766, made canon of Christ Church, Oxford in 1775, and obtained the degree of D.D. He was appointed in 1783 as bishop of St David's, and was then translated to Oxford in 1788.[1][2] He was also rector of Batsford in Gloucestershire. He died at his palace at Cuddesdon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bishops of Oxford.
  2. ^ Joyce M. Horn, Bishops, Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541–1857: volume 8: Bristol, Gloucester, Oxford and Peterborough dioceses, 1996, pp. 75–80.

Bibliography[edit]

  • John Britton (1821), The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Oxford, p. 32.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Warren
Bishop of St David's
1783–1788
Succeeded by
Samuel Horsley
Preceded by
John Butler
Bishop of Oxford
1788–1799
Succeeded by
John Randolph