Samuel Singer

Samuel Stanfield Singer (1920 – 13 November 1989) was a Scottish episcopal clergyman who was Dean of Glasgow and Galloway from 1974 to 1987.


Samuel Stanfield Singer
Born1920 (1920)
Died13 November 1989(1989-11-13) (aged 68–69)
NationalityBritish
Alma materTrinity College, Dublin
OccupationClergyman

CareerEdit

Singer was born on 2 May 1920.[1] He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and ordained a deacon in 1943, and as a priest in 1944. Following a curacy at Christ Church, Derriaghy, Northern Ireland,[2] he was a Minor Canon at Down Cathedral from 1945 until 1947. After another curacy in Wirksworth he was Vicar of Middleton, Derbyshire, then Rector of All Saints, Glasgow.[3] He was Dean of Glasgow and Galloway from 1974 to 1987.[4] Singer died on 13 November 1989.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bertie (Ibid) p412
  2. ^ Church clergy history
  3. ^ Crockfords (London, Church House, 1987/88) p 509 ISBN 0-7151-8066-5
  4. ^ "Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000" Bertie, D.M p596: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0-567-08746-8
  5. ^ ‘SINGER, Rev. Canon Samuel Stanfield’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2015; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 4 Sept 2015
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by Dean of Glasgow and Galloway
1974–1987
Succeeded by