|Short Name:||Thomas Joseph Linekar|
|Full Name:||Linekar, T. J. (Thomas Joseph), 1858-1918|
Linekar, Thomas Joseph, son of Mr. John Linekar; born at Hoylake, Cheshire, October 6, 1858; from an early age showed musical talent; studied music under W. H. Jude, of Liverpool for three years, but principally self-taught; appointed organist of Hoylake Church in 1878, holding the office for six years; afterwards organist of Llandvillo Church for three years; since 1887 organist of St. John’s English Wesleyan Church, Colwyn Bay, North Wales. Most of his compostions have been published under the nom de plume of Raymond Berenger.
--The Music of the Church Hymnary