|Bishop of Nova Scotia|
|Church||Church of England|
|Archdiocese||Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island|
16 March 1760|
Harthill, Yorkshire, England
|Died||23 December 1828
Born in England, Stanser was educated at St John's College, Cambridge. He was ordained deacon in 1783 and priest in 1784. In 1791, he was appointed to St Paul's Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was soon inducted as the rector. He supported the Royal Acadian School.
In 1815, his wife died and way buried in the crypt of St. Paul's Church. In 1816, he was consecrated Bishop of Nova Scotia. However, due to health reasons, he returned to England in 1817 where he was to remain. He retired in 1824 and was succeeded by John Inglis. He died in Hampton, London in 1828.
- "Stanser, Robert (STNR779R)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- "Robert Stanser". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.
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