O Father, gladly we repose

O Father, gladly we repose

Author: William Gaskell
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: William Gaskell

Gaskell, William, M.A., son of Mr. William Gaskell, was born at Latchford (a suburb of Warrington, on the Cheshire side of the Mersey), 24 July, 1805. He was educated at Manchester New College and at the University of Glasgow, where he graduated M.A. in 1825. In 1828 he became co-pastor with the Rev. J. G. Robberds at Cross Street Unitarian Chapel, Manchester, a position he held until his death. Mr. Gaskell was a man of cultivated mind and considerable literary ability. His publications include Lectures on the Lancashire Dialect, 1853, a small volume of Temperance Rhymes, 1839, and various theological works. In 1832 he married Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson, who afterwards attained celebrity as the authoress of Mary Barton, and of other popul… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Father, gladly we repose
Author: William Gaskell

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #250

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d462

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #543

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #299

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #513

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Hymns of the Spirit #496

Songs for the Lord's House #d294

The Gospel Hymnal #d419

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