1806–1891

March 2, 1806, Cam­bridge, Eng­land.

March 20, 1891, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Cam­ber­well, Sur­rey, Eng­land.

Ed­ward was the son of John Dearle and Har­ri­et Har­ris­on.

He was a chor­is­ter at King’s Col­lege, Tri­ni­ty, and St. John’s Col­lege, Cam­bridge.

He at­tend­ed Cam­bridge Un­i­ver­si­ty (BM 1836, MusD 1842), and in 1837 won the Gresh­am Prize for his an­them Turn Thee Again.

He served as or­gan­ist at St. Paul’s, Dept­ford (1827–30); Black­heath Pa­rish Church (1830–32); St. Pe­ter’s Church, Wis­beach (1832–33); Col­le­gi­ate Church of St. Mary, War­wick (1833–35); and Church of St. Ma­ry Mag­da­lene, New­ark-on-Trent (1835–64).

Dearle wrote a large bo­dy of re­li­gious mu­sic, and in 1875, helped found the Tri­ni­ty Col­lege ex­am­i­na­tion board in Port­land Place, Lon­don.

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