Blunt, Abel Gerald Wilson, M.A., some time Travelling Fellow of Cambridge University, was born in 1827, and graduated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, B.A., 1850; M.A., 1860. Taking Holy Orders in 1851, he was from 1856 to 1860 Incumbent of Crew Green, Cheshire. In 1860 he was preferred to the Rectory of St. Luke's, Chelsea. Mr. Blunt's hymns, written for festival occasions at St. Luke's, are:—
1. Evening comes, may we, 0 Lord. Evening.
2. From meadows bright with blossom. Flower Services. This is dated June, 1882.
3. Here, Lord, we offer Thee all that is fairest. Flower Services. This is the best known and most popular of Mr. Blunt's hymns. From its composition in 1879, when it was first sung at the Flower Service at St.… Go to person page >