The broken ties of happier days

The broken ties of happier days

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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Author: James Montgomery

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A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #328Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #618Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #901Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #657Page Scan
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #683Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1115Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d627
Songs of the Unity: a Selection of Lyrics for Public Worhip, with Tunes for Congregational Use #d185
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1115Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #715Page Scan
The Religious Songster: being a choice selection of hymns, adapted to the public and private devotions of Christians of all denominations: suitable to be used at missionary, temperance . . . #20Page Scan



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