1818-1889

August 16, 1818, Kingston upon Hull, Humberside, England.

March 18, 1889, Heath (near Wakefield), West Yorkshire, England.

Kirkthorpe, West Yorkshire, England.

In 1850, Eliza married Reverend W. Alderson, chaplain to the West Riding House of Correction, Wakefield. It was there she wrote the majority of her hymns. Her brother was composer John Bacchus Dykes.

  1. And Now, Belovèd Lord, Thy Soul Resigning
  2. Grant Us Hearts, Dear Lord, to Yield Thee
  3. Lord of Glory, Who Hast Bought Us

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