December 19, 1855, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England.
August 9, 1933, Clifton, Bristol, England.
Draper was educated at Keble College, Oxford (BA in honors, MA 1880). He was ordained in 1880, and was Curate of St. Mary’s, Shrewsbury; Vicar of Alfreton, Derbyshire; Vicar of the Abbey Church, Shrewsbury; Rector of Adel, Yorkshire (1899–1919); Master of the Temple, London (1919–30); and Vicar of Axbridge, Somerset. His works include:
Draper also contributed hymns to the Guardian, Church Monthly, and other magazines. He wrote about 60 hymns altogether.