The Rev. Ronald Bayne
, who succeeded the late Canon Benham as rector of St. Edmund the King with St. Nicholas Acons, Lombard-street, in 1910, died yesterday at his residence at Champion Hill. He had a considerable reputation as a scholar, although he published very little. His edition of Book V. of Hooker's "Ecclesiastical Polity," with prolegomena, came out in 1902. A Heron Exhibitioner of University College, Oxford, he took a third in Mods. and a second in Lit. Hum.
, and was ordained in 1883 to the curacy of Greenwich. He was successively rector of Orlestone, Kent, and vicar of St. Jude, Whitechapel, of Holy Trinity, Greenwich, and of St. John Walsworth. There will be a memorial service at St. Edmund's on Friday at 1.15.