Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1840, Cred­it­on, De­von­shire, Eng­land.

June 5, 1911, Dur­ham, Eng­land.

© National Portrait Gallery

Educated at St. John’s Col­lege, Cam­bridge (BA 1862, MA 1876), Bo­dy served as Cur­ate of St. James, Wed­nes­bu­ry (1863–65); Sedg­ley (1865–67); Cur­ate of Christ Church, Wol­ver­hamp­ton (1867–70); Rec­tor of Kir­by-Mis­per­ton (1870–74); Ca­non of Dur­ham and Mis­sion­er of the Di­o­cese (1883); and Proc­tor for the Arch­dea­co­nry of Cleve­land (1880–85). In 1885, he re­ceived an hon­or­a­ry DD de­gree from Dur­ham Un­i­ver­si­ty. His works in­clude:

  1. Father, Who Dost Thy Children Feed
  2. Jesu! Speak to Me in Love