Anderton, Henry, was born at Walton-le-Dale, near Preston, Lancashire, Dec. 3, 1808, and was one of the early Preston abstainers. He was a popular speaker, and his poems were widely recited and sung. A. complete edition of his Poems, with a Memoir by E. Grubb, has been published.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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