Robert Hindes Groome (1810–1889) was an English churchman, who became archdeacon of Suffolk.
Groome was born at Framlingham on 18 January 1810, the second son of the Rev. John Hindes Groome, formerly fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and rector for twenty-seven years of Earl Soham and Monk Soham in Suffolk.
He was educated at Norwich under Richard Valpy and Howes, and at Caius College, Cambridge, where he graduated B. A. in 1832, and M.A. in 1836. In 1833 he was ordained to the Suffolk curacy of Tannington-with-Brundish; during 1835 travelled in Germany as tutor to the son of Juan Álvarez Mendizábal, the Spanish financier; in 1839 became curate of Corfe Castle, Dorset, of which little borough he was mayor for a year; and in 1… Go to person page >
Display Title: Christians, Listen, While We SingFirst Line: Christians, listen, while we singTune Title: MONTREATAuthor: Archdeacon Robert H. GroomeMeter: CMSource: Carols for Use in Church, by Richard R. Chope (London: William Clowes & Sons, Limited, 1894), number 70.