Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 13, 1833, War­wick, Eng­land.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1915, St. Ma­ry­le­bone, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Elliott be­came a chor­ist­er at Leam­ing­ton Par­ish Church, and lat­er played the or­gan at Leam­ing­ton Cha­pel, Hea­ton Hall, Ban­bu­ry Par­ish Church (two years) and at St. Ma­ry, Bol­ton, Bram­pton. In 1862 he moved to Lon­don and was at All Saints, St. John’s Wood and fin­al­ly St. Mark, Ham­il­ton Square, Lon­don, spend­ing 36 years there and re­sign­ing two years be­fore his death. He com­piled a book of nur­se­ry rhymes, and was mu­sic­al ed­it­or of Church Hymns, 1874, hav­ing being in­vit­ed by Ar­thur Sul­li­van in 1871. He wrote hymn tunes, an­thems and two op­er­et­tas. His song “Hy­bre­as the Cre­tan” was a pop­u­lar song of his gen­er­a­tion.



  1. Church Triumphant
  2. Cross and Crown
  3. Day of Rest
  4. Hosanna (Elliott)
  5. Vespers