Dorothy Frances Blomfield Gurney
Dorothy Frances Blomfield
October 4, 1858
Finsbury Circus, London, UK
|Died||June 15, 1932 (aged 73)|
Dorothy Frances Blomfield Gurney (1858–1932) was an English hymn-writer and poet. Gurney was the granddaughter of Charles James Blomfield, Bishop of London from 1828 to 1856; niece to the architect Sir Arthur Blomfield and Alfred Blomfield, Bishop of Colchester from 1882 to 1894; and cousin of the geologist Francis Arthur Bather. The daughter of Frederick Blomfield, Rector of St Andrew Undershaft in the City of London, she married Gerald Gurney in 1897. In 1904 her husband was ordained an Anglican priest, but they both joined the Roman Catholic church in 1919.
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