1862-1926

December 10, 1862, Hull, Yorkshire, England.

August 30, 1926, Skirlaugh, Yorkshire, England.

Colin Sterne (an anagram of the letters from his name).

Originally planning to be an engineer, Nichol switched his studies to music, graduating from Oxford University (BM 1888). Most of his hymn tunes were written for Sunday School anniversaries.

  1. Build on the Rock
  2. Children’s Happy Voices
  3. Children’s Savior, The
  4. Clad in Armor Bright
  5. Daisies of the Meadow
  6. Eternal Love
  7. For Jesus’ Sake
  8. Forward for the Right
  9. Go Forward, O Children
  10. God’s Music Is About Our Way
  11. Happy Little Children
  12. How Fair the Sunset’s Golden Gleam
  13. I Saw a Streamlet Flashing
  14. Jesus Calls for Soldiers
  15. Jesus, Lord of Heavenly Grace
  16. Kingdom of Heaven, The
  17. Life Is Opening Out Before You
  18. Lilies of the Field, The
  19. Little Links of Gold Are We
  20. Love of the Father, The
  21. Marching Beneath the Banner
  22. O Give Us Light, We Pray Thee
  23. O Master, Give Me Gentle Thoughts
  24. Our Glorious King
  25. Path of Light, The
  26. Ranks of Light, The
  27. Soldiers of the Master
  28. Song of Work A
  29. Sunlight of Jesus, The
  30. True and Brave
  31. Twilight Brooded o’er the Meadows
  32. Victorious Army, The
  33. We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations
  34. What Is the Noise of Battle?
  35. When Amber Light Is Streaming
  36. When Sunset Comes
  37. When the Call to Arms Rings Loud
  38. When the Long Sweet Day Is Closing
  39. When the twilight’s Calm Is Bending
  40. Who Are the Soldiers of Jesus Christ?
  41. With a Right Good Will
  42. Within the hallowed stillness
  43. Wondrous Story, The
  44. Would You Like to Be a Hero?
  1. Brentwood
  2. Kirk Ella
  3. Lowell