Gunn, Henry Mayo, was born March 25, 1817, at Chard, Somerset, and educated at Mill Hill School, and at University College. He held several pastorates, beginning with Basingstoke in 1841, and closing with Sevenoaks in 1881. He d. May 21, 1886. He published various works, chiefly descriptive of the Nonconformist Churches and their principles. Besides translating some of the earlier Greek and Latin hymns for the Excelsior edited by the late Dr. James Hamilton, he wrote many hymns, including:—
1. Higher, higher to the Cross. The Cross of Christ. Appeared, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, in the 1866 Supplement to the collection used in the Redland Congregational Church, Bristol. It is also issued in sheet form.
2. Our fathers were high-minde… Go to person page >