Geoffrey Lunt

Chaplain, Deceased Person

1885 – 1948

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Who was Geoffrey Lunt?

The Rt Rev Geoffrey Charles Lester Lunt was an eminent Anglican priest in the first half of the 20th century.

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 the Great War he was awarded the Military Cross in 1917. 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 elevation to the Episcopate as Bishop of Ripon. He was translated to Salisbury in 1946 and died in post two years later.

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1885
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1948

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on July 23, 2013

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