Sumner published a number of charges and sermons and The Ministerial Character of Christ Practically Considered (London, 1824). He also edited and translated John Milton's De doctrina christiana, which was found in the State Paper office in 1823, and formed the text of Macaulay's essay on Milton.
Sumner married Jennie Fanny Barnabine Maunoir (23 February 1794 – 3 September 1849) and had seven children - four sons and three daughters, including:
John Maunoir Sumner (c. 1816 at Highclere – 1 April, 1886), rector of North Waltham 1842–1845, and of Buriton, Hampshire, 1845, until his death.
Louisanna Sumner (1817–1899), who married the Rev. William Gibson, Rector of Fawley, Hampshire, and had eleven children including:
Ashwell and Wilberforce's Bishop Wilberforce, i. 65–82, 103–4, 150, 160, 263–4, 317, 401, ii. 248, iii. 61–2
Lucas's Bernard Barton, pp. 108–9, 161
information from Mr. W. Aldis Wright
Church of England titles
Preceded byWilliam Van Mildert
Bishop of Llandaffand Dean of St Paul's 1826–1827
Succeeded byEdward Copleston
Preceded byGeorge Pretyman-Tomline
Bishop of Winchester 1827–1869
Succeeded bySamuel Wilberforce
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John Sumner Provost of King's College, Cambridge (d. 1772)