January 9, 1848, East London, England.

February 23, 1917, Stratford, West Ham, Essex, England.

Brooke was educated at the City of London School. After entering commercial life, he became interested in hymnology, and learned much from Daniel Sedgwick. Originally a Baptist, Brooke moved to the Church of England in 1867. His works include:

  1. Come Ye, with the Angels Sing
  1. O Come, All Ye Faithful