Our fathers were high minded men

Author: H. May Gunn

Gunn, Henry Mayo, was born March 25, 1817, at Chard, Somerset, and educated at Mill Hill School, and at University College. He held several pastorates, beginning with Basingstoke in 1841, and closing with Sevenoaks in 1881. He d. May 21, 1886. He published various works, chiefly descriptive of the Nonconformist Churches and their principles. Besides translating some of the earlier Greek and Latin hymns for the Excelsior edited by the late Dr. James Hamilton, he wrote many hymns, including:— 1. Higher, higher to the Cross. The Cross of Christ. Appeared, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, in the 1866 Supplement to the collection used in the Redland Congregational Church, Bristol. It is also issued in sheet form. 2. Our fathers were high-minde… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Our fathers were high minded men
Author: H. May Gunn
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
Page Scan

American Junior Church School Hymnal #182

Heart and Voice #d208

Page Scan

Heart and Voice #59

Hymns for the King's Children #d92

Jubilate Deo #331

The Assembly Praise Book #d77

The Home and School Hymnal #293

Page Scan

The Sunday School Hymnary #335

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us