William Shrubsole was born in Sheerness, Kent, in 1759. His first occupation was as a shipwright in Sheerness Dockyard, but he was promoted, and afterwards removed to London, where he at length held the position of Secretary to the Committee of the Treasury in the Bank of England. He died at Highbury, in 1829. Mr. Shrubsole was the author of several hymns, and some articles in the religious magazines of his day.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >
Henry Baker (b. Nuneham, Oxfordshire, England, 1835; d. Wimbledon, England, 1910; not to be confused with Henry W. Baker) was educated as a civil engineer at Winchester and Cooper's Hill and was active in railroad building in India. In 1867 he completed a music degree at Exeter College, Oxford, Engl…
Display Title: Zion, Awake, Thy Strength RenewFirst Line: Zion, awake, thy strength renewTune Title: HESPERUSAuthor: Wm. Shrubsole, Jr.Meter: L. M.Scripture: Isaiah 52:1Date: 2017Subject: The Glory of the Church |