Emily Mary Chisholm

CHISHOLM, Emily Mary. b. Airdrie, Lanarkshire, 1 July 1910; d. Buckhurst Hill, Essex, 11 February 1991. She was educated at Glasgow High School and the University of Glasgow. She was a modern linguist, who also studied at the Sorbonne, Paris, and at Universities in Germany and Austria. After a short period teaching at Airdrie, she was appointed in 1938 to Loughton High School for Girls, Essex, where she later became Head of Modern Languages, remaining there until retirement in 1970. In retirement she became a Methodist Local Preacher. She was a supporter of the Taizé* Community, translating their Book of Offices, La louange des jours, into English (Praise in all our days, 1975).  Her hymns...

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