|Short Name:||Edward Ashurst Welch|
|Full Name:||Welch, Edward Ashurst, 1860-1932|
Welch, Edward Ashurst, M.A., of King's College, Cambridge (B.A. 1882), Domestic Chaplain to the late Bp. of Durham, and Vicar of St. Bede's, Gateshead, is the author of "Thou Who didst call Thy saints of old." (For Theological College.)
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
Welch, Edward Ashurst. (Orpington, England, August 22, 1860--August 6, 1932, Southchurch, England). Anglican. King's College, Cambridge, B.A., 1883; M.A. 1886. Taught tehological students at Auckland Castle (Durham), 1887-1889; Trinity College, Toronto (Ontario), 1895-1899. Pastorates at Haggerston (as curate to Samuel John Stone), 1885-1887; Gateshead, 1890-1895; St. James' Cathedral, Toronto, 1899-1909; Wakefield (Yorkshire), 1909-1917; Southchurch, 1918-1932. While in Canada he did much to ease relations between "high" and "low" Anglicans, and to shape the 1908 Book of Common Praise. His hymns were written for specific occasions, including his own wedding.
See: Macdonald, F.C. (1936). Edward Amhurst Welch. Cambridge University Press (privately printed).
|Texts by Edward Ashurst Welch (4)||As||Instances|
|Lord, behold us with thy favor||Canon Edward A. Welch (Author)||3|
|O Father, on our festal day||Canon Edward A. Welch (Author)||2|
|Thou, who didst call thy saints of old||E. A. Welch (Author)||4|
|We lift our hearts, O Father||E. A. Welch, 1860-1932 (Author)||5|