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