How blest the state of saints above

How blest the state of saints above

Author: William Hurn
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Author: William Hurn

Hurn, William, born at Breccles Hall, Norfolk, Dec. 21, 1754. His education was superior, enabling him, in 1777 to take the post of classical tutor in the Free Grammar School, Dedham, Essex. In 1779 he entered the army, but resigning his commission in 1780, he was ordained by Bishop Young of Norwich, in 1781. After holding various curacies, including Beighton Broome, Stowmarket, &c, he was presented in 1790 to the Vicarage of Debenham, Suffolk. In October, 1822, he resigned his Vicarage, and in April, 1823, undertook the pastorate of the Congregational chapel at Woodbridge, in the same county. This he retained to his death, Oct. 9, 1829. His poetical works included:— (1) Health Hill, a descriptive poem, 1777; (2) Blessings of Peac… Go to person page >

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Author: William Hurn

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d137

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d137

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