Joseph Stammers was born at Bury S. Edmunds, in 1801. He was educated for the legal profession, and practised for some years as a solicitor in London. In 1833, he was called to the bar, and continued to practice as a barrister.
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Display Title: Breast the Wave, ChristianFirst Line: Breast the wave, Christian, when it is strongestTune Title: FORTITUDE (Filby)Author: Joseph StammersMeter: 10.10.11.11Source: Cottage Magazine, edited by John Buckworth, Vicar of Dewsbury, 1830, alt.