Born into an ecclesiastical family and educated at Sherborne and Exeter College, Oxford he was ordained in 1909. His first post was as Curate at Christ Church, Clifton, Bristol, after which he was Secretary of the CMS for Public Schools and Young People’s Work then Vicar of St Paul’s, Bedminster. A Chaplain to the Forces in France during World War ILondon Gazette he was awarded the Military Cross in the 1918 Birthday Honours. When peace returned he became Vicar of All Saints, Northampton then Archdeacon of Egypt. From 1928 he was Vicar of St Mary’s, Portsea, Portsmouth, the largest parish of the city. before his appointment to the episcopate as Bishop of Ripon. He was translated to Salisbury in 1946 and died in post two years later.
- National Archives
- Genealogical website
- “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- Church website
- The London Gazette: . 31 May 1918.
- Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
- New Bishop Of Ripon Canon Lunt Appointed The Times Monday, 29 October 1934; p. 14; Issue 46897; col F
- Ecclesiastical News Confirmation Of Bishop Of Salisbury's Election The Times Thursday, 10 October 1946; p. 7; Issue 50578; col C
- The Times, Saturday, 18 December 1948; p. 6; Issue 51258; col G Obituary Bishop Of Salisbury
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