December 26, 1926, Manchester, England.

After attending Pembroke College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Dudley-Smith was ordained a deacon in 1950, and priest in 1951. He served as Curate of St. Paul’s, Rochester (1950–53); head of the Cambridge University Mission in Bermondsey (1953–55); honorary chaplain to the Bishop of Rochester (1953–60); editorial secretary of the Evangelical Alliance and editor of Crusade (1953–60); secretary of the Church Pastor-Aid Society (1959–73); archdeacon of Norwich (1973–81); and Bishop of Thetford, Norfolk (1982–92). After retiring in 1992, he settled in Ford, Salisbury, Wiltshire. His works include:

  1. Behold a Broken World, We Pray
  2. Christ Be My Leader
  3. Exult, O Morning Stars Aflame
  4. Holy Child
  5. I Lift My Eyes to the Quiet Hills
  6. Not for Tongues of Heaven’s Angels
  7. Purple Robe, A
  8. Secret Birth
  9. Sing a New Song to the Lord
  10. Tell Out, My Soul
  11. We Believe in God the Father
  12. When John Baptized by Jordan’s River