Down in the pleasant pastures

Down in the pleasant pastures

Author: Anna Shipton
Tune: BAILEY
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Anna Shipton

Anna Savage Shipton United Kingdom 1815-1901. Born at Evesham, Wychavon, Worcester, England, she was the daughter of Evesham solicitor, Edward Savage. She inherited land from her father when he died in 1839 (her mother had died in 1817, and her brother had emigrated to Australia), and rented out some of the land. She married Joseph Shipton in 1848, but separated in 1852, allegedly due to his infidelity. Her estranged husband died in 1860. She traveled extensively and continued writing poetry and essays. She wrote 20+ religious books, and many leaflets, mostly religious. Among her books the following: a hymns and meditations book entitled, “Whispers in the palms. Hymns and meditations” (1855); Precious gems for the Savior’s di… Go to person page >

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First Line: Down in the pleasant pastures
Author: Anna Shipton
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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A Manual of Worship #34

Hymnal for Schools #d30

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Hymns of the Centuries #129

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Manual for the chapel of Girard College #36

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Northfield Hymns for Young People #14

Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d29

The Hymnal for Schools #d30

The Institute Hymnal #d32

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The Packer Hymnal #104

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The School Hymnal #105

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