O guard our shores form every foe

O guard our shores form every foe

Author: John Reynell Wreford
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: John Reynell Wreford

Wreford, John Reynell, an English Unitarian minister, was born December 12, 1800, at Barnstaple; educated at Manchester College, and in 1826 became pastor of a Church in Birmingham. In 1831, on account of the failure of his voice, he withdrew from the active work of the ministry and, in conjunction with Rev. Hugh Hutton, established a school at Edgbaston. He wrote a History of Presbyterian Nonconformity in Birmingham, 1832, and Lays of Loyalty, 1837. He contributed fifty-five hymns to Rev. J. R. Beard's Collection, 1837. His most popular and valuable hymn is the one given in this book. The last years of his life were spent in retirement at Bristol, where he died in 1891. —Hymn Writers of the Church by Charles Nutter… Go to person page >

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First Line: O guard our shores form every foe
Author: John Reynell Wreford

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A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #363

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #845

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #701

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #457

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #457

Songs of the Unity: a Selection of Lyrics for Public Worhip, with Tunes for Congregational Use #d138

The Golden Harp #d224

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The Gospel Psalmist #879

The Soldier's Pocket Book #d18

The Star of the East #d126

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