Edward Arthur Dayman

DAYMAN, Edward Arthur. b. Padstow, Cornwall, 11 July 1807; d. Shillingstone, Dorset, 30 October 1890. Born a Devonian, he was educated at Blundell’s School and Exeter College, Oxford (BA 1830, MA 1831, BD 1841). An outstanding undergraduate with a First Class degree, he was appointed to a Fellowship of his College. He took Holy Orders, becoming rector of Shillingstone in 1842. He was a Canon of Salisbury Cathedral from 1862 onwards, and a noted historian of the Cathedral: with a fellow Canon, W.H. Rich-Jones, he edited Statuta et Consuetudinis Ecclesiae Cathedralis Sarisburiensis (‘Statutes of the Cathedral Church of Sarum’, Bath, 1883). He had previously published a sermon, Modern...

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