Charles E. Oakley

Short Name: Charles E. Oakley
Full Name: Oakley, Charles Edward, 1832-1865
Birth Year: 1832
Death Year: 1865

Oakley, Charles Edward, M.A., born in 1832, and educated at Oxford (B.A. 1855). Entering Holy Orders in 1855, he became Rector of Wickwar in 1856, and later Rector of St. Paul's, Covent Garden. He died Sep. 15, 1865. His fine Missionary hymn, "Hills of the north, rejoice," appeared in Bp. T. V. French's Hymns adapted to the Christian Seasons, and the Hymnal Companion in 1870.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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