|Short Name:||Edward Husband|
|Full Name:||Husband, Edward, 1843-1908|
Husband, Edward was educated at St. Aidan's College, Birkenhead. Taking Holy Orders in 1866, he was successively Curate of Atherstone and Folkestone; and in 1878 Vicar of St. Michael and All Angels, Folkestone. In 1874 Mr. Husband published The Mission Hymnal, in which appeared his hymns as follows:—
1. Alas! poor world, I loved thee long. Rest in Jesus.
2. And dost Thou ask me, dearest Lord. Christ's Invitation, " Follow Me."
3. I must have Jesus only. Jesus only desired
4. Sweet Blood, dear ransom of our souls. The Blood of Jesus.
These hymns are very simple, earnest, and impassioned: and bear a great resemblance to Facer's compositions.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Texts by Edward Husband (7)||As||Instances|
|A great Rock stands in a weary||Edward Husband (Author)||3|
|A great Rock stands in a weary land||Edward Husband (Author)||9|
|And dost thou ask me, dearest Lord||Edward Husband (Author)||1|
|Go down, great sun, into thy golden west||E. Husband (Author)||13|
|I need a Friend that reads my heart||Edward Husband (Author)||2|
|I need a hand to lead me through the darkness||Edward Husband (Author)||3|
|I shall see them again in the light of the morning||Edward Husband (Author)||5|