|Short Name:||Esther Wiglesworth|
|Full Name:||Wiglesworth, Esther, 1827-1904|
Wiglesworth, Esther, daughter of Thomas Wiglesworth, was born at 6 Bruce Terrace, Tottenham, Middlesex, in 1827, and is now (1891) Matron of the Magdalen Asylum, Streatham. She has composed a large number of small poetical works, and has contributed numerous hymns and poems to the periodical press. The works from which most of her hymns in common use are taken, are: Verses for the Sundays and Holidays of the Christian Seasons, 1863; (2) Verses for Christian Children, 1871; (3) Hymns for the Feasts, and other Verses, 1878; (4) Songs of Perseverance, 1885, &c. These hymns in common use include:—
1. Almighty Father, God of love. Morning.
2. Father, look upon Thy children. Confirmation.
3. God chooseth out the place. God the Guide.
4. God sets a still small voice. Conscience.
5. How beautiful is earth. Heaven.
6. Little children, Advent bids you. Advent.
7. O Fount of life and beauty. St. Barnabas.
8. Thou Who with dying lips For Orphans.
9. When we in holy worship. Divine Worship. Miss Wiglesworth's hymns are admirably suited, through their simplicity and tenderness, for the use of children. She d. Oct. 31, 1904.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
|Texts by Esther Wiglesworth (20)||As||Instances|
|Alleluia, alleluia, heaven and earth together sing||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||5|
|Dear children, evermore||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||7|
|Father, look upon thy children||Esther A. Wiglesworth (Author)||2|
|Forward be our watchword, Hearts and voices joined||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||2|
|Gentle Jesu, see thy children||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||4|
|God chooseth out the place||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||3|
|God sets a still small voice||Elizabeth Wigglesworth (Author)||7|
|Hail, sweet baby, pure and holy||Esther Wiglesworth (Author)||4|
|Hark, what music fills the sky||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||3|
|Holy Spirit blessed dove||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||9|
|Little children, advent bids you||Miss Esther Wiglesworth, (1927- ) (Author)||8|
|Little children, who would ever||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||5|
|O Lamb of God, most holy, Beneath the accursed tree||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||5|
|Soldiers, true and faithful, hear the trumpets call||E. Wigglesworth (Author)||9|
|Thou Who with dying lips||E. Wiglesworth (Author)||7|
|Thrice blessed word of God||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||7|
|We are little Christians, We are sons of God||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||7|
|We are little pilgrims, We are strangers here (Wigglesworth)||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||3|
|When we in holy worship||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||3|
|Sion, Sion, haste to meet Him||Elizabeth Wiglesworth (Author)||6|