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W. Frederick Wooden

Composer of "DISTANT BELOVED" in Chalice Hymnal

Jane Woodfall

Author of "The debt is paid, the price laid down"

James Russell Woodford

1820 - 1885 Translator of "Thee We Adore, O Hidden Saviour, Thee" in The Presbyterian Hymnal Woodford, James Russell, D.D., was born April 30, 1820, and educated at Merchant Taylors School, and Pembroke College, Cambridge, of which he was a scholar; B.A. Senior Optime, and 2nd class in the Classical Tripos. He was ordained in 1843, and became second Master in Bishop's College, Bristol; and Curate of St. John the Baptist, Broad Street, in that city. He became Incumbent of St. Saviour's, Coalpit Heath, 1845; of St. Mark's, Easton, Bristol, 1848; and Vicar of Kempsford, Gloucestershire, 1855. In 1868 he was preferred by the Crown to the important vicarage of Leeds on Dr. Atlay's appointment as Bishop of Hereford. He was several times Select Preacher at Cambridge. He was also Hon. Chaplain to the Queen (1867). In 1873 he was consecrated, in Westminster Abbey, Bishop of Ely. He died at Ely on Oct. 24, 1885. Bishop Woodford published Sermons, 1853; Lectures for Holy Week, 1853; Lectures on the Creed, 1853; Sermons, 1864; and Sermons, Charges, &c, at later dates. His Hymns arranged for the Sundays and Holy Days of the Church of England appeared in 1852 and 1855. He also joined H. W. Beadon, and Greville Phillimore in editing The Parish Hymn Book, 1863, and (enlarged) 1875. To these collections his original hymns, and his translations from the Latin, were contributed. The originals include:— 1. Lamb of God, for sinners slain. Passiontide. 1852. 2. Not by Thy mighty hand. Epiphany. 1863. 3. O come, and with the early morn. Easter. 1852. 4. Within the Father's house. Epiphany. 1863. Bishop Woodford's translations are annotated under their respective Latin first lines. They are good and popular, the best known being "Thee we adore, O hidden Saviour, Thee." -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

C. G. Woodhouse

1835 - 1876 Author of "Heavenly Shepherd, Thee we pray" Woodhouse, Charles Goddard, B.A., son of George Windus Woodhouse, born Aug. 16, 1835, and educated at Albrighton and Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1860. He was for some time Vicar of Minsterley, Diocese of Hereford. He died Aug. 20th, 1876. He was the author of a very tender hymn for "Institution to a Parish," beginning "By the Cross upon thy brow," and consisting of 3 stanzas of 8 lines. It was printed on a fly-leaf. In 1881, Prebendary G. Thring recast the hymn, added a doxology, and gave it as “Heavenly Shepherd, Thee we pray," in his Church of England Hymn Book, 1882. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Alfred A. Woodhull

1810 - 1836 Author of "Great God of Nations" Woodhull, Alfred Alexander, M.D., grandson of John Woodhull, D.D., of Freehold, New Jersey; was born March 25, 1810, educated for the medical profession, and practiced at Princeton, where he died Oct. 5, 1836. His hymn, “God of the passing year to Thee," appeared as No. 406 in the official edition of Presbyterian Psalms & Hymns, Princeton, in 1829. It has attained to extensive use in the altered form as "Great God of nations, now to Thee." Its authorship was determined by Dr. Hatfield, in his Church Hymn Book, 1872, No. 1295. It is an American National Thanksgiving hymn. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

G. S. Woodhull

Author of "A little while the winds may blow"

Mary G. Woodhull

Author of "Rejected of men"

Lena Burger Woodlee

Author of "Every day, yes, every day"

H. J. Woodman

1816 - 1885 Person Name: Hannah J. Lewis Author of "Thanks, Father, That Again Our Feet" in The Cyber Hymnal Born Hannah Jane Woodman, married Charles P. Lewis

James Woodman

b. 1957 Person Name: James Woodman (b. 1957) Composer of "ST. MARTIN" in Wonder, Love, and Praise James Woodman) insert (b. 1957; organist of Society of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, Mass. LOC Name Authority File

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