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 Edward Henry Bickersteth

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Edward Henry Bickersteth

Birth
Islington, London Borough of Islington, Greater London, England
Death
16 Mar 1906 (aged 81)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England
Memorial ID
167502769 View Source

Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.
Vicar of Christ Church Hampstead 1855-1885
Bishop of Exeter 1885-1900
Prolific poet and hymn writer (Wrote "Peace, Perfect Peace")

Hymn Writer. Was a bishop of Exeter from (1885 to 1900) and he was a dean of Gloucester.

Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.
Vicar of Christ Church Hampstead 1855-1885
Bishop of Exeter 1885-1900
Prolific poet and hymn writer (Wrote "Peace, Perfect Peace")

Hymn Writer. Was a bishop of Exeter from (1885 to 1900) and he was a dean of Gloucester.


Inscription

To the Glory of God
And in Loving Remembrance of
Edward Henry Bickersteth, D.D.
Vicar of Christ Church Hampstead
1855-1885
Bishop of Exeter
A.D. 1885-1900
The Only Son of The
Reverend Edward Bickersteth
Rector of Watton Herts
Born on the Festival of the Conversion
of St. Paul 1825 and Called to his Rest on
May 16, 1906
He Was a Holy and Humble Man of Heart
As Parish Priest, Watchful in the Pastoral
Care of His Flock, and Enthusiastic in
Missionary Zeal. As Bishop, A True Father
In God, Strong in Sympathy, Tender in His Rule.
As Poet, Used of God to Enrich the Treasury
Of Sacred Song, Comforting Many by His Hymn
"PEACE, PERFECT PEACE."
"Fervent in Spirit, Serving the Lord,
Rejoicing in Hope,
Continuing Instant in Prayer.'

Gravesite Details

Buried in the South Choir Aisle


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