October 4, 1910.

November 15, 1997.

Educated at Derby School and St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, Timms was ordained after a period of study at the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield, in 1936. After curacies at St. Mary Magdalen, Coventry, and St. Bar­thol­o­mew, Reading, he served as Oxford Di­o­ces­an Inspector of Schools (1944-49). He was Sacrist of Southwark Cathedral (1949-52), then Vicar of St. Mary, Primrose Hill, until 1965. After this he was Rural Dean of Hampstead, Vicar of St. Andrew, Holborn and finally, serving as second Archdeacon of Hackney (1971-81).

  1. Blessed Jesus, Mary’s Son
  2. Blessed Thomas, Doubt No Longer
  3. Father Eternal, Lord of the Ages
  4. Father, in Whom Thy Saints Are One
  5. Go Forth, Go Forth with Christ
  6. Growing Limbs of God the Son, The
  7. Heavenly Splendor from on High, A
  8. Mighty Sound from Heaven, A
  9. O Son of God, Eternal Love
  10. O Vision Blest of Heavenly Light
  11. Silent Night! Holy Night!
  12. Sing Alleluia Forth, Ye Saints on High
  13. Sing We of the Blessed Mother
  14. Sinless One to Jordan Came, The
  15. Where the Appointed Sacrifice
  16. Word of the Father