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Dykes, John Bacchus
Dykes, John Bacchus (1823–76), writer of hymn-tunes. He was *precentor of *Durham cathedral (1849–62) and then, from 1862, vicar of St Oswald’s, Durham, where his High Church sympathies led to a long and unhappy conflict with his Bishop (Charles Baring). His melodic hymntunes, of which many were included