1841–1919

Ju­ly 4, 1841, Green­wich, Kent, Eng­land.

Oc­to­ber 26, 1919, Eton, Buck­ing­ham­shire, Eng­land.

St. Mat­thew’s church­yard, Da­rley Ab­bey, Der­by, Eng­land.

Son of an Ang­li­can priest, Ain­ger at­tend­ed Eton and Trin­i­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge (BA 1860, MA 1864).

In 1860 he be­came Cur­ate of Al­re­was, Staf­ford­shire; in 1864, As­sist­ant Mas­ter of Shef­field Col­le­gi­ate School; and in 1866 Read­er at the Temp­le Church, Lon­don. He went on to teach at Eton un­til re­tir­ing in 1901. His works in­clude:

  1. God Is Work­ing His Pur­pose Out
  2. God of Our Fa­thers, un­to Thee
  3. Let God Arise to Lead Forth Those
  4. Like a Mighty Man Re­joic­ing in His Strength
  5. Not Ours to Mourn and Weep
  6. O Lord, with Toil Our Days Are Filled
  7. Praise the Lord: To­day We Raise Hymns of Thank­ful­ness and Praise
  8. Praise the Lord! To­day We Sing
  9. Uprose the State­ly Tem­ple

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