Dorothy Ann Thrupp was born in London, June 10, 1779. She contributed some hymns, under the pseudonym of "Iota," to W. Carus Wilson's Friendly Visitor and his Children's Friend. Other hymns by her, signed "D.A.T.," appeared in Mrs. Herbert Mayo's Selection of Hymns and Poetry for the Use of Infant Schools and Nurseries, 1838. She was also the editor of Hymns for the Young, c. 1830, in which all the hymns were given anonymously. She died in London on December 15, 1847.
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Almighty God, Thy Name I praise. Dorothy A. Thrupp. [God the Father.] Contributed to herHymns for the Young (first edition, n.d., c. 1830, 4th ed. London, 1836), No. 63, in 3 stanzas of 4 lines and entitled, "Praise to God for Mercies." From thence it passed into Mrs. Herbert Mayo's Selection of Hymns & Poetry, &c, London, E. Suter (1st ed. 1838, 4th ed. 1849), with the signature "D. A. T." It is found in several collections for children, including the Children’s Sunday School Hymn Book, 1868, and others. [William T. Brooke]