William Chatterton Dix

14 June 1837–9 September 1898

William Chatterton Dix, in The Strand Magazine, vol. 9 (May 1895), p. 588.

Featured Hymns:

As with gladness men of old
To Thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise
What child is this, who, laid to rest

Collections of Hymns and Poems:

Hymns of Love and Joy (1859): PDF

Four Joyful Hymns for Christmas-Tide (1865): PDF

Altar Songs: Verses on the Holy Eucharist

1st edition (1867): WorldCat
2nd edition (1868): PDF
3rd edition (1876): WorldCat

Hymns and Carols for Children (1869): PDF

Christmas Customs & Christmas Carols (1870): WorldCat

A Vision of All Saints, and Other Poems (1871): PDF

Seekers of a City, and Other Verses (1878): WorldCat

The Pattern of Life (1885): Archive.org

The Holy Childhood (1890): WorldCat

A Christmas Carol (1890): WorldCat

My Lady Poverty and Other Verses (1891): WorldCat

Some Friends of Ours (1891): WorldCat

Hymns for Sunday School Festivals (1897): WorldCat

Days of First Love (1900): WorldCat

see also:

Hymns for the Services of the Church and for Private Devotion [“St. Raphael’s Hymnal”] (1860, enl. 1864): PDF

Hymns Ancient & Modern

1st ed. (1861): PDF
Annotated by Louis Biggs (1867): PDF
with Appendix (1868): PDF
2nd ed. (1875): PDF
with Supplement (1889): PDF
Historical Companion (1889): PDF

Lyra Eucharistica, ed. Orby Shipley, 1st ed. (1863): PDF / 2nd ed. (1864): PDF

Lyra Messianica, ed. Orby Shipley (1864): Archive.org

The People’s Hymnal, ed. R.F. Littledale (1867): WorldCat

New Appendix to Hymns for Public Worship (SPCK, 1869): WorldCat

Christmas Carols New and Old, ed. John Stainer

1st series (Nos. 1-20, pp. 1-45, 1868): PDF
2nd series (Nos. 21-42, pp. 46-91, 1870): WorldCat
1st & 2nd series, illustrated (Nos. 1-42, 91 pp., 1871): PDF
3rd series (Nos. 43-70, pp. 92-180, 1878): WorldCat
Complete ed. (Nos. 1-70, 1879): PDF

Church Hymns (SPCK, 1871): WorldCat

Hymns for Use During 1897, Being the Sixtieth Year of the Reign of Queen Victoria (1897): WorldCat

Related Resources:

Edwin Hatfield, The Poets of the Church (NY: Anson Randolph, 1884), pp. 195-196: Archive.org

John Julian, “William Chatterton Dix,” A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), pp. 302-303: Google Books

Duncan Campbell, “William Chatterton Dix,” Hymns and Hymn Makers (London: A.C. Black, 1898), p. 152: Archive.org

Gordon Giles, “William Chatterton Dix,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

Sheila Doyle, “William Chatterton Dix,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

William Chatterton Dix, Hymns and Carols of Christmas:

W. Chatterton Dix at Hymnary.org: