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William Chatterdon Dix
Birth: Jun. 14, 1837
Bristol
Gloucestershire, England
Death: Sep. 9, 1898
Cheddar
Somerset, England

Author. A noted writer of English hymns and carols. Born in Bristol in the family of a surgeon, who wrote a biography of poet Thomas Chatterton, and gave his son his middle name in his honor. Young William attended the Bristol Grammar School for a commercial career. After school he became the manager of a marine insurance company in Glasgow, a vocation which he followed to the end of his life. When he got ill, he turned to writing a poetry of worship. He wrote more than 40 hymns over the course of his life, the most widely known of which are "What Child Is This" and "To you, O Lord, our hearts we raise." His other works include: "Hymns of Love and Joy", 1861; "Altar Songs, Verses on the Holy Eucharist," 1867; "A Vision of All Saints," 1871; and "Seekers of a City," 1878. He died at Cheddar, Somerset, England, and was buried at his parish church. (bio by: julia&keld) 
 
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St Andrew Churchyard
Cheddar
Sedgemoor District
Somerset, England
 
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Record added: Apr 17, 2009
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