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Robert Brown-Borthwick

BROWN-BORTHWICK, Robert. b. Aberdeen, 18 May 1840; d. 17 March 1894 . He was educated at St Mary Hall, Oxford, then an independent Hall associated with the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, now a part of Oriel College. He took Holy Orders in 1865, serving  curacies at Sudeley, Gloucestershire (1865-66), Evesham, Worcestershire (1866-68). He became Assistant Minister of Quebec Chapel (1868-69), Incumbent of the Chapel of the Holy Trinity, Grange in Borrowdale, near Keswick (1869-86), and vicar of All Saints’, Scarborough (now demolished) (1886-94). He published Sixteen Hymns with Tunes (1870). As that title suggests, Brown-Borthwick was a writer of tunes as well as hymns, and...

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