1813–1856

August 22, 1813, Bi­shop­wear­mouth, England.

May 16, 1856, Gra­hams­town, South Af­ri­ca.

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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:

  1. O Lord, Thy Benediction Give
  2. O Thou Who Makes Souls to Shine

Armstrong’s burial place