Born in Dublin c.1799. Muscian. He was originally a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral and became organist and teacher at Molyneux Asylum for Blind Women in 1824. He was organist of the Free Church , Great Charles St from 1828 to 1877 and Choirmaster at Christ Church Cathedral Dublin, form 1830 to 1872He died in Dublin 1883. He wrote over 150 Hymns (1844) with Weyman and I Smith. Sequal to Melodia Sacra. Songs etc.