Born: June 5, 1807, Leeds, England.
Died: March 25, 1889, Clifton, England.
Buried: Arno’s Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England.
Pseudonym: A Leeds Layman.
Rawson, George, was born June 5, 1807, at Leeds, in which town he practised for many years as a solicitor. In 1853 he assisted the Congregational ministers of Leeds in the compilation of Psalms, Hymns, and Passages of Scripture for Christian Worship, a volume commonly known as the Leeds Hymn-book. Mr. Rawson was a member of the Congregational body. In 1858 he also assisted Rev. Dr. Green and other Baptist ministers in the preparation of Psalms and Hymns for the use of the Baptist Denomination. A number of Mr. Rawson's own compositions first appeared in this and in the Leeds Hymn-boo… Go to person page >
Display Title: God the Father! be thou nearFirst Line: God the Father! be thou nearAuthor: G. RawsonMeter: 7 7 7 7Date: 1884Subject: Social and Family Worship - Children and Youth | Divine guardianship implored
Display Title: God the Father, be Thou nearFirst Line: God the Father, be Thou nearTune Title: PALESTINEAuthor: George Rawson, 1807-89Meter: 188.8.131.52.Date: 1933Subject: Times and Seasons | Morning and Evening; Times and Seasons | Week-day Services