b 1917, d 1993. She was a Primary School Teacher and poet, a member with husband Trevor of Purley Baptist Ch, Surrey. She contributed paraphrases to The Book of Praises (1986), and Psalms for Today and Songs from the Psalms in 1990. Her version of the Beatitudes is included in Baptist Praise and Worship (1991, with 2 further hymns) and in the 2005 edn of A Panorama of Christian Hymnody. 10 of her texts are the Jubilate Hymns database, and her Christmas song Happy day of great rejoicing features in at least the 2 versions of Carol Praise (1987 and 2006). Nos.3, 103A, 127.