Born: November 6, 1865, South Elkington, Lincolnshire, England.
Died: April 19, 1919, in his vicarage at Dodford, Worcestershire, England.
Buried: Dodford, Worcestershire, England.
Whinfield was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford (BA 1889, BMus 1890).
He was ordained a deacon in 1890, and priest in 1891. He served as curate of West Hackney (1890); Eastbourne (1891); and Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (1898); and founder and first vicar of the parish of Dodford (near Bromsgrove). He published a collection of hymn tunes in 1902.
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