[A little ship was on the sea] (Lightwood)

[A little ship was on the sea] (Lightwood)

Composer: James T. Lightwood (1891)
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: James T. Lightwood

Born: 1856, Leeds, England. Died: 1944, Lytham, Lancashire, England. Son of Wesleyan minister Edward Lightwood, James was born and baptized while his father was on the Leeds Brunswick Circuit. He attended Kingswood School (1866-72), earned a BA from London University, and became Headmaster of Pembroke House, a private school in Lytham. He went on to serve for three years as a member of the Board of Improvement Commissioners in Lytham, on the Lytham Council for six years, and as Chairman of the Streets Committee for four years. His resolution to bring gas into Fairhaven was eventually carried by one vote. Apart from music, his other great love was cycling. He began cycling in 1874 on a "boneshaker." By 1885, he was a member of the Cyclis… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [A little ship was on the sea] (Lightwood)
Composer: James T. Lightwood (1891)
Meter: D
Incipit: 12343 21123 33212
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12608
Text: A Little Ship Was On The Sea
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The Cyber Hymnal #12608

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