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 Cecil Frances <I>Humphreys</I> Alexander

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Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander

  • Birth Apr 1818 Redcross, County Wicklow, Ireland
  • Death 12 Oct 1895 Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Burial Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Memorial ID 13737570

Hymn Composer. She composed over 400 hymns, including the popular hymns, including "All Things Bright and Beautiful" and the Christmas carol "Once In Royal David's City". Her hus­band was Will­iam Alex­an­der, the bi­shop of Der­ry and Ra­phoe, and lat­er became the An­gli­can pri­mate for Ire­land.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Terrill White
  • Added: 25 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13737570
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander (Apr 1818–12 Oct 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13737570, citing Derry City Cemetery, Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .