Albert Mason Patrick Dawson

DAWSON, Albert Mason Patrick. b. Wicklow, Ireland, 8 May 1880; d. 13 March 1963. He was educated in Cheshire at Frodsham Grammar School and Chester School of Science and Arts. He published two books of poetry, St Phocas and Other Poems (1923) and The Pageant of Man: Poems (1943); also ‘Where love is, God is’: a Modern Morality Play founded on Tolstoy’s Story (1919). He was closely associated with the Adult School Movement, and was President of the Clapham and Balham Adult School, which suggests that he lived in London. Five of his hymns appeared in The Fellowship Hymn Book, the hymnbook of the NASU, two in the supplement (1920) to the 1909 edition: ‘From office, field and workshop’...

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