Pigg, Joseph Gage, was born at Norwich, Dec. 14, 1816. He was Congregational minister at Wolverhampton, at Wymondham, and after 1850 at Marlborough Chapel, Old Kent Road, London. He d. Dec. 5, 1860. He edition the Home Book for Children of all ages, 1854, which passed through several eds. Two hymns are associated with his name:—
1. The cheerful day comes back from God. [Morning.] 1854, as above, p. 80, as "Morning Hymn for a Christian child," given without name of author.
2. The Father's house is very large. [Eternal Life.] This is in E. Hodder's New Sunday School Hymn Book, 1863, marked as by "P.," and in the S. S. Hymnary, 1905, as by “J. Gage Pigg."
We are unable to determine whether either is really by Mr. Pigg.
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