Samuel Mumford Taylor (25 August 1859- 30 November 1929[1]) was the second Bishop of Kingston.

Taylor was educated at University College London[2] and ordained in 1885. After a curacy at St John the Evangelist's Leeds he became the first vicar of St Aidan's (Bishop Woodford Memorial) Leeds;[3] He was then a canon residentiary and the precentor at Southwark Cathedral, then Archdeacon of Southwark.[4] His penultimate post, until his resignation in 1921, was as a suffragan bishop. Finally he was appointed to lead the worship for St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.[5]


  1. ^ DOB/DOD
  2. ^ "University College London, Dec. 3. (Official Appointments and Notices)", The Times, 5 December 1881, p7
  3. ^ First Vicar of Parish
  4. ^ Who was Who 1897-1990, London, A & C Black, 1991, ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  5. ^ "New Royal Canon - Dr. Sheppard's Successor. (Official Appointments and Notices)", The Times, 5 November 1921, p10
Church of England titles
Preceded by Bishop of Kingston
1915– 1921
Succeeded by