1861–1925

Au­gust 8, 1861, Cleve­don, Som­er­set, Eng­land.

Circa August 1925, Hamp­stead, Eng­land.

Button’s fa­ther was mas­ter of a pri­vate school, and ex­celled as an or­gan­ist. El­liot was a self taught mu­si­cian, and be­sides be­ing solo al­to at Ho­ly Tri­ni­ty Church, Up­per Chel­sea, was a pi­an­ist, or­gan­ist, and vi­o­lin­ist.

He was al­so at one time an ed­it­or for the No­vel­lo pub­lish­ing com­pa­ny. He har­mo­nized a number of tunes in The Prim­i­tive Me­tho­dist Hym­nal Sup­ple­ment with Tunes (Lon­don: Prim­i­tive Me­tho­dist Pub­lish­ing House, 1912), and ed­it­ed the third ser­ies of the Bris­tol Tune Book.

  1. Clephane
  2. Linden
  3. Oh, It Is Beau­ti­ful
  4. Priodas
  5. Reva Falls
  6. St. Fran­cis
  7. Sumus Ti­bi
  8. There Is No Love Like the Love of Je­sus