Born: 1832, Clif­ton, Bris­tol, Eng­land.

Christened: March 6, 1832, St. An­drews, Clif­ton.

Died: No­vem­ber 11, 1906, St. George’s Ha­no­ver Square, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Cremated: Pri­vate bu­ri­al.


Frederick was the son of Hen­ry Charles Har­ford.

A po­et, hymn writ­er, and ama­teur mu­si­cian, he was a friend of ar­tist Gus­tave Do­ré.

He at­tend­ed Rugby School and gra­du­ated from Christ Church, Ox­ford, in 1850. He re­ceived a Ba­che­lor of Arts from New Inn Hall in 1855 and a Mas­ter of Arts in 1858.

He served as chap­lain to the Bi­shop of Gi­bral­tar (1858–61); Mi­nor Can­on of West­min­ster Ab­bey (1861); and was lat­er at St. Mar­ga­ret and St. John the Ev­an­gel­ist, West­min­ster, Mid­dle­sex (1881), and at the Close of the Col­le­gi­ate Church of St. Pe­ter, Lon­don (1901).




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