June 4, 1833, Addingham, Yorkshire, England.

January 28, 1917, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.

Bramley matriculated at Oriel College, Oxford, in 1852; was a Scholar of University College, 1853; and Fellow of Magdalen College, 1857 (BA 1856, MA 1859). Ordained an Anglican deacon in 1856 and Priest in 1858, he served as Vicar of Horspath, Oxfordshire (1861-89) and Canon and Precentor of Lincoln (1895-1905). His works include:

  1. Great God of Heaven, The
  2. Listen, Lordings, unto Me
  3. Wake All Music’s Magic Powers
  4. What Soul Inspiring Music
  5. When I View the Mother Holding
  6. Why, Most Highest, Art Thou Lying
  1. From Highest Heaven I Come to Tell
  2. Jesu Hail! O God Most Holy
  3. Virgin Stills the Crying, The