The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Sandford, Rt. Rev. Daniel Fox

Sandford, Rt. Rev. Daniel Fox, D.D., LL.D., formerly Bishop of Tasmania, third son of the late Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford, D.C.L., sometime M.P. for Paisley, and Professor of Greek at Glasgow, by Henrietta Cecilia, daughter of Robert Charnock, was born on July 25th, 1881. He was ordained deacon in 1853, and priest in 1855. After filling various curacies in Scotland, he became incumbent of St. John's, Edinburgh, in 1873. In 1883 he was elected to the bishopric of Tasmania, and was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury (Dr. Benson) in St. Paul's Cathedral on April 25th, in that year. In 1873 he was made an honorary LL.D. of Glasgow University. He married, on August 30th, 1855, Elizabeth Barret, eldest daughter of John Rae. He resigned the bishopric of Tasmania in 1889.