June 20, 1779, Paddington, London, England.

December 14, 1847, St. Marylebone, London, England.


Daughter of Joseph Thrupp of Paddington Green, Dorothy’s hymns appeared in the Friendly Visitor and the Children’s Friend, by Rev. W. Carus Wilson; in the Selection of Hymns and Poetry for the Use of Infant Schools and Nurseries, by Mrs. Herbert Mayo, 1838; and in her Hymns for the Young (1836). In 1836 and 1837 Dorothy also published Thoughts for the Day, in which she embodied many hymns which previously appeared in the Friendly Visitor.

  1. Come, Holy Spirit, Come
  2. God Loves the Little Child That Prays
  3. Have You Read the Wondrous Story?
  4. Let Us Sing with One Accord
  5. Little Ship, A
  6. Poor and Needy Though I Be
  7. Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
  8. See, My Child, the Mighty Ocean
  9. Thou Guardian of My Earliest Days
  10. What a Strange and Wondrous Story
  11. What Led the Son of God?
  12. Who Are They in Heaven Who Stand?