January 25, 1825, Islington, England.
May 16, 1906, Paddington, London, England.
Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, England.
An honor graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge, Bickersteth served as Vicar of Christ Church, Hampstead; Dean of Gloucester; and Bishop of Exeter (1885–1900).
He edited three hymnals, and wrote at least 30 hymns of his own. His works include: