Gallwey, Peter, S.J., was b. Nov. 13, 1820, at Killamey, Ireland, educated at Stonyhurst Coll., Lanca., entered his novitiate in the Society of Jesus in 1836, and was ordained priest 1852. In Nov. 1857 he became head of the Jesuit House in London. He went to Roehampton in 1869, but returned to London in 1876, and spent the rest of his life in connection with Farm Street Church. He died in London, Sept. 23, 1906 (see the Tablet, Sept. 29, 1906, p. 482). His hymn.
The angels sing around the stall [Christmas], is in Saint Winifred's Hymn Book, 1854, No. 10, the Dominican Hymn Book, 1881, the Arundel Hymns, 1902, and others.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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