May, Catherine Elizabeth, née Martin, p. 1584, i., under "O Saviour," &c. She was the only daughter of Sir Henry William Martin, Bt, and was b. at Lockinge Park, near Wantage, Feb. 19, 1808; m. 1837 to the Rev. George May, who was from 1843 to 1861 Vicar of Lyddington, Wilts; died at Totland, Isle of Wight, Sep. 12, 1873. The first verse of her hymn, "O Saviour, where shall guilty man," appeared in Dr. Maurice's Choral Harmony, 1858, set to a tune called "Lyddington." which was composed by Dr. E. F. Rimbault, and is dated 1856. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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0 Saviour, where shall guilty man. [Passiontide.] Contributed to Maurice’s Choral Hymn Book, 1861, by [Mrs. ?] C. E. May, of Liddington Vicarage, Wilts, of which parish the Rev. George May, M.A. was then the Vicar. He died Dec. 24, 1861.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)