Circa 1845-Circa 1900

Lester was educated at St. John’s College, Cambridge (BA in honors, 1868; MA 1871). Ordained in 1868, he pastored in a number of locations; was diocesan missioner in Lichfield (1880-85); Prebendary of Lichfield (1884); and Rector at South Hackney (1885-90) and Lexden, Essex (1890). His works include:

  1. Hark, My Soul, the Sound of Voices
  2. Hush, My Soul, What Voice Is Pleading?
  3. O Come, Ye Redeemed
  4. O Happy Land of Paradise
  5. O Solemn Hour, So Strange and Still
  6. Until He Come!