Edward Arthur Dayman

Short Name: Edward Arthur Dayman
Full Name: Dayman, Edward Arthur, 1807-1890
Birth Year: 1807
Death Year: 1890

Dayman, Edward Arthur, B.D., 3rd son of John Dayman, of Mambury, N. Devon, born at Padstow in Cornwall, 11th July, 1807, and educated at Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon, and Exeter College Oxon. 1st Class in Lit. Hum. 1829, B.A. 1830, M.A. 1831, B.D. 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 University Scholarship for Latin, 1838; in Lit. Hum., 1838-1839, and 1841-1842, Sen. Proctor of the University 1840, Rector of Shilling-Okeford or Shillingstone, Dorset, 1842; Rural Dean, 1849; Proctor in Convocation, 1852; and Hon. Canon of Bitton in Sarum Cathedral, 1862. His works include Modern Infidelity, 1861, and Essay on Inspiration, 1864. He was joint editor with Lord Nelson and Canon (afterwards Bishop) Woodford of the Sarum Hymnal, 1868; which contains translations from the Latin, and original hymns by him; and with Canon Rich-Jones, of Statula et Comuetudines Ecclesiae Cathedralis Sarisburiensis, 1883. He also contributed several translations from the Latin to The Hymnary, 1872. He has been for many years engaged in compiling an English Dictionary of Mediaeval Latin founded on Du Cange. The original hymns contributed by him to the Sarum Hymnal,1868, are, with the dates of their composition, as follows:

1.  Almighty Father, heaven and earth, q.v.  (1867) Offertory.
2.  O Lord, be with us when we sail.  (1865)  For use at Sea.
3.  O Man of Sorrows, Thy prophetic eye.   (1865) Tuesday before Easter.
4.  Sleep thy last sleep.  (1868)  Burial.
5.  Upon the solitary mountain's height.  (1866) Transfiguration.
6.  When the messengers of wrath. (1867)   During Pestilence and Famine.
7. Who is this with garments dyed? (1866) Monday before Easter

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Dayman, E. A., p. 28S, ii. He died at Shillingstone, Oct. 30, 1890.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Edward Arthur Dayman, BD, (11 July 1807 – 30 October 1890) was an English clergyman and hymn writer.

Texts by Edward Arthur Dayman (9)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Almighty Father, heav'n and earthEdward Arthur Dayman (Author)English17
Christ had regained the skyE. A. Dayman (Author)2
Christ has come for our salvationE. A. Dayman (Author)3
Christ, that ever reignethEdward A. Dayman, 1807-1890 (Author)English4
Honor and glory, thanksgiving and praiseEdward A. Dayman (Author)English34
O Lord, be with us when we sailE. A. Dayman (Author)English50
Sleep thy last sleep, free from care and sorrowRev. E. A. Dayman (Author)English95
Upon the solitary mountain's heightDr. E. A. Dayman (Author)English3
Who is this, with garments dyedEdward Arthur Dayman (Author)English10

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