1814 - 1868 Person Name: Thomas Bishop Southgate Hymnal Title: The Cyber Hymnal Composer of "BROOKFIELD" in The Cyber Hymnal Southgate, Thomas Bishop, born at Hornsey, Middlesex, June 8, 1814; educated in the school of the Chapel Royal, where he was a chorister; studied harmony under Thomas Attwood and Sir John Goss, and the organ under Samuel Wesley; organist of Hornsey Church from 1834 to 1853, and of St Anne's, Highgate Rise, London, from the latter year until his death, which occured at Highgate, November 3, 1868.
EVENSONG, No. 320 F.C.H., was published in sheet form in 1858, set to the words "God that madest earth and heaven."
--James Love, Scottish Church Music: Its Composers and Sources (1891)
Thomas B. Southgate