Richard Blunt

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Richard Frederick Lefevre Blunt was the first Anglican Bishop of Hull in the modern era from 1891 until his death in 1910.


Born in 1833 and educated at Merchant Taylors' and King's College London,[1] his first post after Ordination was as a Curate at St Paul, Cheltenham.[2] After serving as vicar of Scarborough[3] and Archdeacon of the East Riding (1873–1891) he was elevated in 1891 to the Episcopate as a Suffragan to the Archbishop of York.[4]

He was vicar of All Saints, Hessle (near Hull) from 1905 to 1910. He died on 23 January 1910.


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897–1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ Church web site
  3. ^ Area details
  4. ^ The Times, Friday, 20 March 1891; p. 5; Issue 33277; col E The Ven. Richard Frederick Lefevre Blunt
Church of England titles
Title last held by
Robert Sylvester
Bishop of Hull
Succeeded by
John Augustine Kempthorne