Raymond Barker (nee Hackett), Elizabeth Mason (fem) 1829-6.oct.1916 England, Leicester - Sussex, Haywards Heath
hymnwriter, born in the parish of St Martin's in Leicester, 1840 residing with her parents in Leicester Aylestone, 1850 as teacher at her mother's school residing with her parents at 11 Belvoir Street in Leicester, studied music with George Augustus Lohr, 1860-1864 residing in Bisley Gloucestershire, 1867 joined the Catholic Church taking the additional names of Mary Agnes, 1870-1890 residing at 11 Montpelier Crescent in Brighton Sussex, 1910 residing at 'Woodgate' Perrymount Road in Haywards Heath ; daughter of draper William Hackett (Leicester St Martin's 28.dec.1779-) and schoolmistress Anne (Leicester St Martin's 1798-) ; 1853 she married Rev. Frederick Mills Raymond Barker (London Marylebone 12.may.1815-25.oct.1890 Brighton), MA of Oriel College Oxford

Title Parts

[] Hymns of the Eastern Church. Six hymns
set to music at Bisley Gloucestershire in 1863, published 1864
tunes composed by Elizabeth Barker at the request of the writer of the six hymns Dr. Neale
including the tune St John Damascene, which was a favourite with Dr. Neale, who had it sung to him while on his death-bed

[] Songs for our little friends. 1867
[] Corona. Hymn tune
in Catholic Hymns 1868

[] St John Damascene. Hymn tune
used with the hymn Those eternal bowers
in Church Hymns 1874
in United Presbyterian Hymnal 1877 where it is named "Damascus"

[] Paraclete. Hymn tune
in English Methodist Hymnbook 1935

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