HEMSFORD

HEMSFORD

Composer: Gerard Francis Cobb, 1838-1904
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Composer: Gerard Francis Cobb, 1838-1904

Gerard Francis Cobb was born at Nettlestead (near Maidstone), Kent, on 15 October 1838, the youngest of five children of the Reverend William Francis Cobb (1795-1862) - the rector of Nettlestead - and his wife, Mary Blackburn. The five children were:- 1. Mary (1826-1906), 2. Clement Francis (1821-1896), 3. William Francis (1831-1916), 4. Francis (1834-1920), and 5. Gerard Francis (1838-1904). (The patronymic ‘Francis' occurs in several generations. Gerard's grandfather was Francis Cobb (1759-1831), a brewer and banker of Margate, whose sons were William Francis (Gerard's father), John Francis and Thomas Francis. Gerard's brother Clement also had a son Francis William (1872-1938). The parents were both musical, the mother being a pianist (… Go to person page >

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Title: HEMSFORD
Composer: Gerard Francis Cobb, 1838-1904
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 13532 12233 45176
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1889
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #7155
Text: With Christ We Share a Mystic Grave
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