Sarah Laurie Borthwick Findlater (1823-1907) sister of Jane Laurie Borthwick was born in Edinburgh, where her father managed the North British Insurance Office. Sarah married Eric John Findlater, a pastor in the Free Church of Scotland. Findlater and her sister Jane’s English translations were collected in German Hymns from the Land of Luther, which appeared in four volumes (1854-1862),
--The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion
Go to person page >
This tune was composed by James Walch in 1857 for a children's anniversary, and was published in 1860 with other tunes for private circulation. It was wrongly assigned, in the early editions of [The Free Church Hymnal, 1888] to the Rev. F. Pigou.
Scottish church music: its sources and composers, 189…
Display Title: The Lord Shall Come In Dead Of NightFirst Line: The Lord shall come in dead of nightTune Title: SAWLEYAuthor: Sarah B. Findlater; Johann C. RubeMeter: CMSource: Frühlings-Blumen, 1712; Tr.: Hymns from the Land of Luther, third series, 1858