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J. C. Blissard

1835 - 1904 Person Name: John C. Blissard, 1835-1904 Meter: 10.10 D Hymnal Number: 8772 Author of "Others He Saved" in The Cyber Hymnal John Blissard was born in 1835 in Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire, England. He was educated at St. John’s College, Cambridge. Shortly after graduation, he was appointed mathematical master at Cheam College, which prepared boys for Eton and Harrow. He later served as Curate of St. John’s, Tunbridge Wells, where he started Sunday schools, and Curate of Old Edgaston, St. Augustine's in Birmingham, England. He also served for 20 years as one of the honorary secretaries of the Hospital Sunday Collections Committee, as chairman of the Committee of Management of the Queen’s Hospital and also as chairman for many years of the Magdalen Institution in Birmingham. He died on July 9, 1904 in Reading, England. Blissard’s works include: Sidelights on Revelation (London, 1890) NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/l/i/blissard_jc.htm

Nettie H. Sweet

Meter: 10.10 D Hymnal Number: 9086 Author of "There Is A Land" in The Cyber Hymnal

Ella E. Miles

1855 - 1914 Meter: 10.10 D Hymnal Number: 12547 Author of "Where Are They Going?" in The Cyber Hymnal Miles, Ella Elizabeth. (Athol, Massachusetts, March 24, 1855--December 29, 1914, Holden, Mass.) Advent Christian. Daughter of W.W. Boyden and wife of James A. Miles, she began writing poems and hymns at the age of fifteen. Many of them appeared in early hymn books of her church. --Moses C. Crouse, DNAH Archives

Mrs. A. P. Jarvis

Person Name: Mrs. A. P. Jervis Meter: 10.10 D Hymnal Number: 15380 Author of "Nearer To Thee" in The Cyber Hymnal

N. Deering

Meter: 10.10 D Hymnal Number: 15920 Author of "The Lonely Mound" in The Cyber Hymnal

Wilfrid Sanderson

1878 - 1935 Meter: 10.10 D Hymnal Number: 4179 Composer of "CONISBOROUGH" in The Cyber Hymnal

H. H. Snow

Meter: 10.10 D Hymnal Number: 9086 Composer of "TOKAT" in The Cyber Hymnal

G. W. Kitchin

1827 - 1912 Person Name: George Kitchin Meter: 10.10 with refrain Hymnal Number: 3746 Author of "Lift High the Cross" in The Cyber Hymnal A scholar and Anglican clergyman, George W. Kitchin (b. Naughton, Suffolk, England, 1827; d. Durham, England, 1912) spent most of his life in academic institu­tions. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, England, he was ordained in the Church of England in 1852. He served initially as a headmaster in Twyford, Hampshire, and then as a tutor at Oxford (1863-1883). Later he served as Dean of Winchester Cathedral from 1883 to 1894 and of Durham Cathedral from 1894 to 1912; Kitchin was also chancellor of Durham University the last few years of his life. His publications include A Life of Pope Pius II (1881), a three ­volume work entitled A History of France (1877), and archeological writings. Bert Polman

M. R. Newbolt

1874 - 1956 Person Name: Michael Newbolt Meter: 10.10 with refrain Hymnal Number: 3746 Adapter of "Lift High the Cross" in The Cyber Hymnal Michael R. Newbolt (b. Dymock, Gloucestershire, England, 1874; d. Bierton, Buckinghamshire, England, 1956) was educated at St. John's College, Oxford, and ordained as priest in the Church of England in 1900. He ministered at several churches during the early part of his career and then became principal of the Missionary College in Dorchester (1910-1916). From 1916 to 1927 he served St. Michael and All Angels Church in Brighton and from 1927 to 1946 was canon of Chester Cathedral. Newbolt wrote several theological works, including a commentary on the Book of Revelation. Bert Polman

Sydney H. Nicholson

1875 - 1947 Person Name: Sydney Hugo Nicholson Meter: 10.10 with refrain Hymnal Number: 3746 Composer of "CRUCIFER (Nicholson)" in The Cyber Hymnal Sydney H. Nicholson, (b. St. Marylebone, London, England, 1875; d. Ashford, Kent, England, 1947) was an organist and church music educator who greatly influenced English hymnody. Educated at Oxford's New College, the Royal College of Music in London, and in Frankfurt, Germany, he became organist at several famous cathedrals, including Westminster Abbey (1919-1928). Nicholson founded and administered the School of English Church Music at Chislehurst in 1927; this important institution, with branches throughout the English-speaking world, was renamed the Royal School of Church Music in 1945. Located in Canterbury after World War II, its headquarters were moved to Addington Palace, Croydon, in 1954. Nicholson was music adviser for the 1916 Supplement of Hymns Ancient and Modern and prepared the way for its 1950 edition. He wrote Church Music: a Practical Handbook (1920) and Quires and Places Where They Sing (1932) and composed operettas, anthems, and hymn tunes. In 1938 he was knighted for his contributions to church music. Bert Polman

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