The following data is extracted from Hunt Family Records.
ROBERT (d. 1608?), minister at Jamestown, Virginia: was apparently s. of Robert H-, M. A., vicar of Reculver, Kent; educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, proceeded LL.B. in 1606, and took orders; in the same year he was chosen by Richard Hakluyt, with the approval of Archbishop Bancraft, to accompany the first settlers to Virginia; the expedition sailed from Blackwall Dec. 19, 1606 and arrived in Virginia April 27, 1607; during the voyage Hunt was seriously ill; a settlement having been formed at Jamestown, Hunt celebrated the communion there, June 21st, 1607, that being the first occasion on which the ordinance was observed by Englishmen in America; by his efforts a rude church was soon afterwards erected.
Source: Hunt Family Records