A hardback edition of this classic, esteemed collection of 1,156 hymns of rich theological content. Many of the hymns in Gadsby’s Hymns are not found in any other current hymnal. Contains: Gadsby’s original hymns; his 1st and 2nd supplements; Hart’s hymns and occasional hymns. A wealth of meditation for one’s own devotions.
Note: all editions of Gadsby’s contain no musical score, only words. However, we are deeply thankful that The Companion Tune Book to Gadsby’s Hymnal is also available, providing the musical score.
About William Gadsby, compiler
William Gadsby (1773-1844) joined the Baptist Church at Coventry, England, in 1793 shortly after his conversion and by 1798 began to preach. By 1800 he was serving as pastor at Desford, Leicestershire, and two years later he re-located to another church in the town of Hinckley. In 1805, he moved to Manchester, becoming minister of a chapel in Rochdale Road, where he continued until his death. His works include:
- The Nazarene’s Songs, Being a Composition of Original Hymns
- A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship
- Hymns on the Death of Princess Charlotte
- Selection of Hymns for Sunday Schools
- A Selection of Hymns, for Public Worship