Father, hear thy children's praises

Father, hear thy children's praises

Author: Henry J. Buckoll
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Henry J. Buckoll

Buckoll, Henry James, M.A., son of the Rev. James Buckoll, Rector of Siddington, near Cirencester, Gloucester; born at Siddington, Sept. 9,1803. He was educated at Rugby and Queen's College, Oxford, graduating B.A.in 1826, and became Assistant Master at Rugby the same year. He took Holy Orders in 1827, and died at Rugby June 6, 1871. He was probably the editor of the first edition of the Rugby School Collection. In 1839 he edited a Collection of Hymns for the Rugby Parish Church, and in 1850 compiled, with Dr. Goulburn, a new edition of the Collection for the Rugby School Chapel. That collection contains 14 of his hymns, a few of which were translations from the Latin and German. His Hymns translated from the German were published 1842. I… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father, hear thy children's praises
Author: Henry J. Buckoll
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Father, hear Thy children's praises. H. J. Buckoll. [Commemoration.] Appeared in the Psalms & Hymns for the Use of Rugby School Chapel, 1850, No. 54, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and appointed "For the Founder's Commemoration, October 20th." From the Rugby book it has passed into that of Harrow, and others of the public schools, and a few general collections.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Father, hear Thy children's praises, p. 367, i. This is altered in the Hymns for use in the Chapel of Marlborough College, 1899, to "Father, hear the thankful praises."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Hymns for Schools and Colleges #89

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d80

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The Westminster Abbey Hymn-Book #269

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