1807–1890

July 11, 1807, Padstow, Cornwall, United Kingdom.

October 30, 1890, Shillingstone, Dorsetshire, England.

Edward was the son of John Dayman, of Mambury, North Devon.

He was educated at Blun­dell’s School, Tiv­er­ton, Dev­on, and Ex­e­ter Col­lege, Ox­ford (first class in Lit. Hum., 1829; BA 1830; MA 1831; BD 1841). He was for some time Fel­low and Tu­tor of his Col­lege, and Pro-Proc­tor, 1835.

Taking Ho­ly Or­ders in 1835, he be­came suc­cess­ive­ly ex­am­in­er for the Un­i­ver­si­ty Schol­ar­ship for La­tin, 1838; in Lit. Hum., 1838–39, and 1841–42; Sen. Proc­tor of the Un­i­ver­si­ty, 1840; Rec­tor of Shill­ing-Oke­ford or Shill­ing­stone, Dor­set, 1842; Rur­al Dean, 1849; Proc­tor in Con­vo­ca­tion, 1852; and Can­on of Bit­ton in Sar­um Ca­thed­ral, 1862. His works include:

Dayman al­so con­trib­ut­ed sev­er­al trans­la­tions from the La­tin to the Hym­na­ry, 1872, and for ma­ny years worked on an Eng­lish dic­tion­a­ry of med­ie­val La­tin.

  1. Almighty Father, Hea­ven and Earth
  2. Christ, That Ev­er Reign­eth
  3. O Lord, Be with Us When We Sail
  4. O Man of Sor­rows, Thy Pro­phet­ic Eye
  5. Sleep Thy Last Sleep
  6. Upon the Sol­i­ta­ry Moun­tain’s Height
  7. When the Mes­sen­gers of Wrath
  8. Who Is This with Gar­ments Dyed?
  1. Honor and Glo­ry, Thanks­gi­ving and Praise