July 8, 1870, Dublin, Ireland.

April 26, 1950, Cambridge, England.

Ascension Parish Burial Ground (formerly St. Giles’ Burial Ground), Cambridge, England.

A Cambridge University graduate, Macalister’s passion was archaeology. He was a contributor to the Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, and directed digs for the Palestine Excavation Fund (1900–09 & 1923–24). He also played the organ and directed the choir at the Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church in Dublin, and served on the committee that revised Scotland’s The Church Hymnody.

  1. Look upon Us, Blessèd Lord