Hamerton, Samuel Collingwood, born in 1833, educated at University College, Oxford (B.A. 1856), Incumbent of St. Paul's, Warwick, from 1866, and died there Jan. 6, 1872. His hymn "Waken, Christian children" (Christmas Carol), is in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872; the Hymnal Companion, 1890, and others. It appeared as a Carol published by Masters, in 1861.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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