Bottome, Francis (Frank)
b Belper, Derby 1823, d Gunnislake, Cornwall, nr Tavistock, Devon 1894. As a young man he sailed to America, remaining there for many years and being ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Ch. In 1872 he was made a Doctor of Sacred Theology (DST, or DD equivalent) by Dickinson Coll, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He wrote several hymns and songs, and among other projects helped to compile R P Smith’s collection Gospel Songs in 1872. His publications also included Centenary Singer (1869) and Round Lake (1872). 5 of his items feature in The Song Book of the Salvation Army (1986). No.834.