December 20, 1853, Nottingham, England.
December 6, 1931, Worcester, England.
Cloister Garth, Worcester Cathedral, England.
Lacey entered Balliol College, Oxford, as an exhibitioner in 1871 (BA 1876, MA 1885).
He was ordained a deacon in 1876, priest in 1879, and was appointed Vicar of St. Edmund, Northampton; of Madingley, Cambridge (1894–1903); and Chaplain to the London Diocesan Penitentiary. He served on the committee that compiled The English Hymnal in 1906, contributing several translations and two original hymns. In 1919, he became Canon of Worcester.