Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Anderson, David
ANDERSON, The Right Rev. David, D.D., formerly Bishop of Rupert's Land, is a son of Captain Archibald Anderson, H.E.I.C.S., and was born in London, 10th Feb. 1814. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, and at Exeter College, Oxford (B.A., 1836; M.A., 1839; D.D., 1849). From 1841 to 1847 he was Vice-Principal of St. Bee's College, Cumberland, and in 1848–9 incumbent of All Saints, Derby. On the 29th May, 1849, he was consecrated the first Bishop of Rupert's Land, but he resigned that see in 1864, when he was appointed Vicar of Clifton. In 1866, he was appointed Chancellor of St. Paul's Cathedral. Bishop Anderson is the author of "Notes on the Flood;" "Net in the Bay;" five Charges; and some Ordination Sermons. Bishop Anderson resigned the vicarage of Clifton in 1881.