KINGTON

Composer: F. Llewellyn Edwards

Born: 1873, Kington Magna (near Gillingham), Dorsetshire, England. Died: December 24, 1956. Edwards was educated at Bath College; New College, Oxford; and Ridley Hall, Cambridge. After teaching two years in Switzerland, he returned to Britain, and in 1902 became an Anglican minister at Liverpool Cathedral. He also served at St. Paul’s, Princes Park, and as a chaplain in Seville, Spain, and in Cyprus. In 1908, he returned to Kington Magna, where he served as Rector for the next 48 years. In addition, for the 37 years before his death, Edwards was secretary and treasurer of the Salisbury Diocesan Guild of [Bell] Ringers. Melksham Church in Wiltshire has a plaque in his memory. --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: KINGTON
Composer: F. Llewellyn Edwards
Meter: 8.4.8.4
Incipit: 31235 6535
Key: E Major

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Christian Science Hymnal (Rev. and enl.) #25

Text

The Hymnal #323a

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.