Samuel Slade

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Samuel Slade (1753–1829) was a Church of England clergyman, Dean of Chichester from 1824 until his death.


Slade was educated at St Peter's College, Westminster and elected to Christ Church, Oxford University in 1789, where he received his Doctorate of Divinity.[1]


In 1796 he became tutor to the Duke of Dorset, and in 1813 was first Chaplain to Lord Whitworth, then Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland.[2] He was instituted Vicar of Staverton, Northamptonshire on 11 April 1815 and Rector of Hartfield, Sussex in 1817.[2] On the 12 March 1824 he was granted the dignity dean of the Cathedral Church of Chichester, after the previous incumbent had been promoted to the bishopric of Gloucester.[3] Samual Slade died on 29 December 1829, although it had been expected that he would have gone further in his career, if he had lived longer.[4]


  1. ^ Welch. Queen's Scholars.; p. 418.
  2. ^ a b Welch. Queen's Scholars.p.468.
  3. ^ The Times. Monday, Mar 15, 1824; p. 2.
  4. ^ Yates. Change and continuity. p.120.


  • Welch, Joseph (1852). The List of the Queen's Scholars of St. Peter's College, Westminster. London: G. W. Ginger. 
  • Yates, Nigel (1994). Mary Hobbs, ed. Change and continuity in Chichester Cathedral: An Historic Survey. Chichester: Phillimore. ISBN 0-85033-924-3. 
  • "The Times Issue 12134;". Mar 15, 1824. 
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Christopher Bethell
Dean of Chichester
1824 – 1829
Succeeded by
George Chandler