Daniel Sandford (bishop of Edinburgh)
|Bishop of Edinburgh|
|Church||Scottish Episcopal Church|
|Predecessor||William Abernethy Drummond|
|Ordination||1790 (Deacon); 1791 (Priest)|
|Consecration||9 February 1809|
by Bishops Skinner, Watson, and Jolly
Delville, near Dublin, Ireland
|Died||14 January 1830 (aged c. 63-64)|
|Parents||Reverend Daniel Sandford and Sarah Chapone|
|Spouse||Helen Frances Catherine Douglas|
In 1792, he became minister of a Qualified Episcopal congregation in Edinburgh, for whom the Charlotte Chapel, Edinburgh was built in 1797. At this period he was living at the newly-built house at 22 South Frederick Street in Edinburgh's New Town.
Sandford died at home, 17 Melville Street on 14 January 1830 at Edinburgh. He is buried in the churchyard of St John's on Princes Street. The grave lies on the first terrace off Princes Street, east of the church. The marble tablet is heavily eroded.
Sandford married Helen Frances Catherine Douglas, on 11 October 1790. They had seven children, including:
- Erskine Douglas Sandford,(1793–1861), Advocate and Sheriff of Wigtown, who married, on 2 April 1829, Joanna Grace, daughter of William Graham of Mossknow, Dumfriesshire, and left issue.
- Frances Catherine Sandford, married Revd Charles Lane
- Sir Daniel Sandford, a politician and scholar, married and had issue including:
- Ven John Sandford (Archdeacon of Coventry), married and had issue including:
- The Episcopal Congregation of Charlotte Chapel, Edinburgh, 1794-1818. University of Stirling PhD Thesis by Eleanor M Harris. The thesis includes biographical details about Daniel Sandford (Chapter 4) and a reassessment of his thought and ministry (Chapter Two).
|Anglican Communion titles|
William Abernethy Drummond
| Bishop of Edinburgh
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