Scott, Robert Allen, M.A., was b. 1804, and educated at Balliol, Oxford (B.A., 1828). Taking Holy Orders, he was successively Curate of Sheriffhales and Woodcote, Shropshire, and of Church Eaton, Staffordshire, and Vicar of Cranwell, Lincolnshire. He died 1870. In addition to his Paraphrases, he published Parish Rhymes for Schools and Cottages, in 1841. Two of his paraphrases are in common use:—“All glory be to Thee," Ps. 115, and "Lord, Thou hast formed my every part," Ps. 139.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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