May 28, 1836, Strathallan House, Douglas, Isle of Man.

De­cem­ber 15, 1896, Lon­don, Eng­land.


Pollock was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (BA 1859, MA 1863), where he won the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for English Verse in 1855. He studied medicine in London, but in 1861 decided instead to take Holy Orders. He served as Curate of St. Luke’s Church, Leeds, and St. Thomas’ Church, Stamford Hill, London. Then, for the rest of his life, he ministered to the poor at St. Alban’s Mission in Birm­ing­ham.

Pollock was a member of the Hymns An­cient and Mo­dern committee, and was its chairman, 1895–96.

  1. Father, Hear Thy Children’s Call
  2. Father, Whose Creating Hand
  3. Jesus, in Thy Dying Woes
  4. Jesus, Son of God Most High
  5. Jesus, We Are Far Away
  6. Jesus, with Thy Church Abide
  7. Loving Savior, Hear Me
  8. May Thy Church Our Shelter Be
  9. Spirit, Strength of all the Weak
  10. We Are Soldiers of Christ
  11. We Have Not Known Thee as We Ought
  12. Weep Not for Him Who Onward Bears
  1. My Lord, My Master, at Thy Feet Adoring
  2. Father’s Sole Begotten Son, The
  3. Who the Multitudes Can Number?