Charles Sandford (bishop)

Charles Waldegrave Sandford (1828–1903)[1] was the fourth Bishop of Gibraltar.[2]

He was born in 1828[3] into an ecclesiastical family[4] and educated at Rugby and Christ Church, Oxford.[5] Later he was a Tutor there then Rector of Bishopsbourne[6] before his elevation to the Episcopate.[7] A Sub-Prelate of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, he died on 8 December 1903.[8] His grandfather Daniel Sandford (bishop of Edinburgh) and first cousin Daniel Sandford (Bishop of Tasmania) was also Anglican bishops.


Sandford, C. W. (1886) Our church in Cyprus: a sermon. Oxford & London: Parker and Co.


  1. ^ NPG details
  2. ^ Bishops of Gibraltar Archived 2011-07-11 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Rt. Rev. Charles Waldegrave Sandford". The Peerage. 27 January 2010.
  4. ^ His father was the Ven John Sandford, Archdeacon of Coventry > "Who was Who" 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  5. ^ The Times, Tuesday, 16 January 1849; p. 5; Issue 20074; col B University Intelligence. Oxford Jan. 15
  6. ^ The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  7. ^ National Church Institutions Database of Manuscripts and Archives[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Obituary The Bishop Of Gibraltar The Times Thursday, 10 December 1903; p. 8; Issue 37260; col C
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe
1874– 1903
Succeeded by