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