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 (18)sort descendingAsInstances
AlleluiaFrancis Pott, 1532-1909 (Author)1
Angel voices, ever singingFrancis Pott (Author)307
Ar groesbren, brydnawn, Cyfiawnder ga'dd IawnFrancis Pott (Translator)1
Cantan voces mil del cieloFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)3
Christ's foe becomes his soldierFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)2
Ended His strife, the battle doneFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Translator)2
Forty days and forty nights, Thou wast fasting in the wildFrancis Pott (Alterer)18
He! Vita re ny ady izao!F. Pott (Author)2
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)1
O God of Bethel, by Whose handFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)1
Okicize wana yuṡtaŋFrancis Pott (Translator)1
Songs of Wesak hear us singingF. Pott (Author)2
The Shepherd now was smittenFrancis Pott (Author)2
The strife is o'er, the battle doneFrancis Pott (Translator)382
The year is gone beyond recallFrancis Pott, 1832-1909 (Author)22
Ya la batalla terminóFrancis Pott (Translator (English))1

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