Bourne, William St. Hill, born in 1846, and educated at Merchant Taylors' School, and the London College of Divinity. Taking Holy Orders in 1869 he became successively Curate of Holy Trinity, Derby; Harrow-on-the-Hill; St. Paul's, St. Leonards-on-Sea; Ashford, Kent; in 1875, Vicar of Pinner, Middlesex; and in 1880, Vicar of All Saints, Haggerstone. Author of Poems in various periodicals; Church Work and the Working Classes, published in Church Bells, 1875, &c. In 1879 he became editor of The Mission Field, for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. As a hymn-writer he is known through the following hymns:—
1. Children's voices strive not vainly, Sunday School Anniversary. Written in 1868.
2. Christ, W… Go to person page >