September 6, 1901, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex, England.

July 26, 1984, Chichester, Sussex, England.

Chichester Crematorium.

Bayly was educated at London University (BA) and Mansfield College, Oxford. Beginning in the late 1920’s, he served at four Congregational churches in Northumberland, Lancashire and East Yorkshire; in 1962, he became pastor in Thaxted, Essex. After retiring in 1971, he moved to Springfield, Chelmsford, and was active in the local United Reformed Church. He wrote several pageants on mission themes, and librettos for cantatas by W. L. Lloyd Webber. His other works include:

  1. Fire of God, Thou Sacred Flame
  2. Long Ago When Jesus (1954)
  3. Lord of the Home (1947)
  4. Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service
  5. O Lord of Every Shining Constellation (1946)
  6. Praise and Thanksgiving (1961)

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