August 22, 1813, Bishopwearmouth, England.
May 16, 1856, Grahamstown, South Africa.
Son of a doctor, Armstrong was educated at Charterhouse, and Lincoln College, Oxford (BA 1836).
Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became curate of Alford (1837); priest-vicar of Exeter Cathedral (1841); rector of St. Paul’s, Exeter (1843); vicar of Tidenham (1845); and bishop of Grahamstown, South Africa (1853). He founded St. Andrew’s College at Grahamstown in 1855.
His memoirs, by T. T. Carter, were published in 1857.
His other works include:
Armstrong’s burial place