Hull, Amelia Matilda, daughter of William Thomas Hull, was born at Marpool Hall, Exmouth, circa 1825. Her publications include:—
(1) Hymns by A. M. H., South Petherton, n.d. ; (2) Heart Melodies, 1864; (3) The Silver Trumpet Answered; (4) Fruit from, the Tree of Life; (5) A Hymn-Book for Children; (6) Royal Musings concerning the King and His Work, n.d. .
Miss Hull also contributed 22 hymns to Miss H. W. Soltau's Pleasant Hymns for Boys and Girls, n.d. [I860], From this collection her two popular hymns are taken:—
1. And is it true as I am told. The Good Shepherd.
2. There is life for a look at the Crucified One. Life in Christ.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology… Go to person page >
And is it true, as I am told? Amelia M. Hull. [Child's Hymn.] Contributed to Miss H. W. Soltau's Pleasant Hymns for Boys and Girls, N.D., but published in 1862. It consists of 6 stanzas of 6 lines. It is usually found in an abbreviated form, and sometimes with alterations. The hymnals which number it amongst their contents include the Hymnal Companion, No. 421; Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory No. 923; Major's Book of Praise, &c. [William T. Brooke]
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)