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Henry Warburton Hawkes

Short Name: Henry Warburton Hawkes
Full Name: Hawkes, Henry Warburton, 1843-1917
Birth Year: 1843
Death Year: 1917

Hawkes, Henry Warburton, born at Kendal, 1843, for sixteen years minister of the North End Mission, Liverpool, from 1891 to 1900 of the Bootle Free Church, since 1906 of West Kirby Free Church. Editor of Hymns of Help and Songs of Praise, 1882; and Hymns and Sacred Songs for Church and Home. 1891, Reprinted and enlarged, 1898. The edition of 1898 has about 100 of his own hymns and adaptations for popular tunes.
1. Amid the din of earthly strife. Vision of the Christ.
2. Father, Thy dear name we own. Litany.
3. Heavenward lift your banners. Christian Warfare.
4. Peace, perfect peace, the gift of God within. Inward Peace.
5. Thank we now the Lord of heaven. Christmas.
6. Thou knowest, Lord! Thou know'st my life's deep story. The Searcher of Hearts.
No. 3 published 1882; 1, 2, 4, 5 published 1891; 6 published 1898.
[Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Texts by Henry Warburton Hawkes (11)AsAuthority Languagessort descendingInstances
Amid the din of earthly strifeHenry Warburton Hawkes (Author)English7
O my soul lift up thy voice, Sing and evermore rejoiceHenry Warburton Hawkes (Author)English3
Our hymns are sung, our prayers are saidHenry Warburton Hawkes (Author)English2
Peace, perfect peace, the gift of God withinHenry Warburton Hawkes (Author)English2
Pilgrims on life's journey speedingRev. H. W. Hawkes (Author)English3
Reveal thy truth, O LordHenry Warburton Hawkes (Author)English8
Thank we now the Lord of heavenHenry Warburton Hawkes (Author)English5
There lives a voice within meH. W. Hawkes (Author)English1
Thou knowest, Lord, thou knowest my life's deep storyHenry Warburton Hawkes (Author)English7
Thy kingdom come, O Lord, we daily cryHenry Warburton Hawkes (Author)English13
Sain clychau ffydd! o gopa mynydd draw (Ring bells of faith! from mountain summit bright)Henry W. Hawkes (Author)English, Welsh2
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