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Allen William Chatfield

Short Name: Allen William Chatfield
Full Name: Chatfield, Allen William, 1808-1896
Birth Year: 1808
Death Year: 1896

Chatfield, Allen William, M.A., born at Chatteris, Oct. 2nd, 1808, and educated at Charterhouse School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was Bell's Univ. Scholar and Members' Prizeman. He graduated in 1831, taking a first class in classical honours. Taking Holy Orders in 1832, he was from 1833 to 1847 Vicar of Stotfold, Bedfordshire; and since 1847 Vicar of Much-Marcle, Herefordshire. Mr. Chatfield has published various Sermons from time to time. His Litany, &c. [Prayer Book] in Greek verse is admirable, and has been commended by many eminent scholars. His Songs and Hymns of Earliest Greek Christian Poets, Bishops, and others, translated into English Verse, 1876, has not received the attention of hymnal compilers which it merits. One hymn therefrom, "Lord Jesu, think on me," is a specimen of others of equal merit, which might be adopted with advantage. He died Jan. 10, 1896.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by Allen William Chatfield (31)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Again we hail the opening mornAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English3
And now again at nightAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
Awake, our lute, the child to singChatfield (Translator)English3
For by what other nameAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
Forever we would gaze on theeRev. A. W. Chatfield (Author)3
Glory to God in the highest shall be our songA. W. Chatfield (Translator)English3
Glory to God in the highest, and upon earth peaceAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
I first invented in Thy praiseAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
Jesús, Tú piensa en míAllen William Chatfield (Author)Spanish2
Lift up thyself, my soulAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English4
Lord Jesus, think on meAllen Willliam Chatfield, 1808-1896 (Translator)English99
Man can build nothing worthy of his MakerAllen William Chatfield (Author)2
O bride of Christ on highAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English3
O Christ the King, since breath pent upChatfield (Translator)English3
O soul of mine, repiningAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
O Thou, the King of saints, all-conquering WordAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
O Thou, the One Supreme, O Thou, the deathless KingAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
O thou, the One supreme o'er allChatfield (Translator)1
O Thou, the Word of truth divine!Allen W. Chatfield (Translator)English3
O! 'Tis no theme of common thingsChatfield (Translator)English3
Praise the Lord, O ye, his servantsAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)4
Propitious Light of holy gloryAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
The Bridegroom cometh! overheadAllen William Chatfield (Translator)English3
The first Eternal Mind was law to allAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
Thee, with the holy self sprung Fount, we singAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
Thou art blessed, O Lord, who nourishestChatfield (Adapter)1
Thou art blessed, O Lord, who nourishest me from my youthAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
'Tis dawn: to God I lift my handAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English3
To Thee at evening grayAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English3
To Thee, much loved, be honour paidAllen W. Chatfield (Translator)English2
Wake, wake, I pray thee, shrill-toned lyre!Allen W. Chatfield (Translator)English3
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