Rickett, Joseph Compton, son of Joseph Rickett of East Hoathly, Sussex, was b. in London, Feb. 13, 1847; is interested in various commercial undertakings, especially in coal; M.P since 1906 for the Osgoldcross div. of Yorks; elected chairman of the Congregational Union of Eugland and Wales for 1907. His hymn:—
Above the world there rises high [Christ's Kingdom], appeared in his St. Christopher, with Psalm and Song, by Maurice Baxter, 1876, p. 89, headed "Ascension Day. Psalm xxiv”' and is in the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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