Daniel Sandford (bishop of Edinburgh)

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The Right Reverend
Daniel Sandford
M.A., D.D.
Bishop of Edinburgh
Church Scottish Episcopal Church
Diocese Edinburgh
In office 1806–1830
Predecessor William Abernethy Drummond
Successor James Walker
Ordination 1790 (Deacon); 1791 (Priest)
Consecration 9 February 1809
by Bishops Skinner, Watson, and Jolly
Personal details
Born 1766
Delville, near Dublin, Ireland
Died 14 January 1830 (aged c. 63-64)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Nationality Irish
Denomination Anglican
Parents Reverend Daniel Sandford and Sarah Chapone
Spouse Helen Frances Catherine Douglas
Children seven children

Daniel Sandford, M.A., D.D. (1766 – 14 January 1830) was an Irish-born Anglican clergyman who served in the Scottish Episcopal Church as the 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, Edinburgh was 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]


  1. ^ www.christianasbookshelf.com
  2. ^ a b The Peerage – Rt. Rev. Daniel Sandford
  3. ^ 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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Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
William Abernethy Drummond
Bishop of Edinburgh
1806 –1830
Succeeded by
James Walker