January 7, 1840, Crediton, Devonshire, England.

June 5, 1911, Durham, England.

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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