Hoyle, Richard Birch


b Cloughfold, Lancs 1875, d Wimbledon, Surrey 1939. Born into a Methodist family, he became a Baptist, training at Regents Park Coll, London. He served in the ministry from 1900 to 1926, concluding at Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey. From 1934 to 1936 he was guest Prof at the Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, USA. He was a gifted linguist who in spite of the limited hearing which he struggled with as a pastor was conversant with 12 languages. For 5 years he edited the YMCA journal Red Triangle, and translated in all some 30 French hymns. No.460.

Hymns and songs by Hoyle, Richard Birch

Number Hymn Name
460 Glory to Jesus, risen, conquering Son