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1. Edward (1786–1850). Angl. clergyman and hymnist. Ordained 1815; sent to Afr.; returned; secy. CMS 1816–30; rector Watton, Hertfordshire, 1830–50; helped found Evangelical Alliance*; compiled Christian Psalmody 1833, a collection of over 700 hymns. 2. Edward (1814–92). Nephew of E. Bickersteth (1786–1850); dean Lichfield; mem. of committee of NT revisers; works include commentary on Mark in Pulpit Commentary. 3. Edward Henry (1825–1906). Angl. clergyman; son of E. Bickersteth (1786–1850); educ. Cambridge; held a number of charges; bp. Exeter 1885 to 1900; hymnist; ed. hymnals. 4. Edward (1850 to 97). Angl. clergyman; son of E. H. Bickersteth; bp. S Tokyo. Educ. Cambridge; miss. to Japan; organized Nippon Sei Kokwai (Catholic Church of Japan); founded community missions of St. Andrew and St. Hilda.

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