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Wade Robinson

Short Name: Wade Robinson
Full Name: Robinson, Wade, 1838-1876
Birth Year: 1838
Death Year: 1876

George Wade Robinson, born at Cork in 1838, Robinson, George, contributed five hymns to J. Leifchild's Original Hymns, 1842, from which "One sole baptismal sign" (Unity), and educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and New College, St. John's Wood, London. He entered the Congregational Ministry, and was co-pastor at York Street Chapel, Dublin, with Dr. Urwick; then pastor at St. John's Wood, at Dudley, and at Union Street, Brighton. He d. at Southhampton, Jan. 28, 1877. He published two vols. of poems, (1) Songs in God's World; (2) Loveland. His hymn, "Strangers and pilgrims here below" (Jesus Only), from his Songs in God's World, is in Horder's Congregational Hymns, 1884, in an abridged form; and "Weary with my load of sin" (Contrition), is in the 1874 Supplement "When to the New Congregational Hymn Book -- exiled seer were given" (New Jerusalem), are taken with alterations. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, John Julian, 1907. Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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George Wade Robinson (10 September 1838 – 23 January 1876) was a poet and hymnist from Cork, Ireland.

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