1825–1906

Introduction

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© National Portrait Gallery

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 25, 1825, Is­ling­ton, Eng­land.

Died: May 16, 1906, Pad­ding­ton, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Wat­ton at Stone, Hert­ford­shire, Eng­land.

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Biography

Bickersteth was an hon­or grad­u­ate of Trin­i­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge.

He 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.

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