Adelaide Thrupp

THRUPP, Adelaide (‘A.T.’).  b. London, 1831; d. Guildford, Surrey, 1908.  She was the sister (not the daughter, or the wife, as is sometimes asserted) of Joseph Francis Thrupp*, and she assisted him with the publication of Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship (Cambridge, 1853). In this book his hymns appear with the initials ‘J.F.T.’ and the hymn by which she is remembered, ‘Lord, who at Cana's wedding-feast’*, is one of two given the initials ‘A.T.’ The other was ‘O Thou, who didst Thy light display’*, on the Conversion of St Paul, which seems not to have been used in later...

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