Francis Pott

Short Name: Francis Pott
Full Name: Pott, Francis, 1832-1909
Birth Year: 1832
Death Year: 1909

Francis Pott studied at Brasenose College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1854, and M.A. in 1857. He was ordained Deacon in 1856, and Priest in 1857. He was Curate of Bishopsworth, Bristol, 1856; of Ardingley, Sussex, 1858; was appointed to Ticehurst in 1861; and is now incumbent of Northill, Bedfordshire. Mr. Pott has made many acceptable translations, and has edited "Hymns Fitted to the Order of Common Prayer, etc.;" a compilation of real merit.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872

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Pott, Francis, M.A., was born Dec. 29, 1832, and educated at Brasenose, College, Oxford, B.A. 1854; M.A. 1857. Taking Holy Orders in 1856 he was curate of Bishopsworth, Gloucestershire, 1856-8; Ardingly, Berks, 1858-61; Ticehurst, Sussex, 1861-66; and Rector of Norhill, Ely, 1866. His

Hymns fitted to the Order of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England, To which are added Hymns for Certain Local Festivals,

was published in 1861, and reprinted from time to time with a few additions. Mr. Pott contributed translations from the Latin and Syriac, and original hymns, including “Angel voices ever singing" (p. 68, ii.), and "Lift up your heads, eternal gates" (Ascension). These original hymns, together with his translations, have been received with much favour and are widely used. In several.…works, several translations from the Latin, and other hymnological work, are attributed to Archdeacon Alfred Pott. We are authorized to state that this ascription of authorship is an error.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by Francis Pott (20)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
AlleluiaFrancis Pott, 1532-1909 (Author)English1
Angel voices, ever singingFrancis Pott (Author)English313
Ar groesbren, brydnawn, Cyfiawnder ga'dd IawnFrancis Pott (Translator)Welsh1
Cantan voces mil del cieloFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)Spanish3
Christ's foe becomes his soldierFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)2
Ended His strife, the battle doneFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Translator)English2
Forty days and forty nights, Thou wast fasting in the wildFrancis Pott (Alterer)English22
He! Vita re ny ady izao!F. Pott (Author)Malagasy2
Hear, Holy Spirit, fount of sweetnessFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)2
In hunger, watch and prayerFrancis Pott (Translator)1
Jesus Christ is risen today, Our triumphant holy dayFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)English1
La ruda lucha terminóFrancis Pott (Author)Spanish2
O God of Bethel, by Whose handFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)English1
Okicize wana yuṡtaŋFrancis Pott (Translator)Dakota1
Songs of Wesak hear us singingF. Pott (Author)English2
The Shepherd now was smittenFrancis Pott (Author)2
The strife is o'er, the battle doneFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)English393
The year is gone beyond recallF. Pott (Translator)English22
Vin anĝeloj himnas ĉiam en ĉiela glor'F. Pott (Author)1
Ya la batalla terminóFrancis Pott (trad. al ingés)Spanish3

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