June 20, 1779, Pad­ding­ton, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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


Dorothy was the daugh­ter of Jo­seph Thrupp of Padd­ing­ton Green.

Her hymns appeared in the Friend­ly Vi­si­tor and the Child­ren’s Friend, by Rev. W. Ca­rus Wil­son; the Se­lec­tion of Hymns and Poe­try for the Use of In­fant Schools and Nur­ser­ies, by Mrs. Her­bert Ma­yo, 1838; and her Hymns for the Young (Lon­don, 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?