Margaret Ann Headlam

Short Name: Margaret Ann Headlam
Full Name: Headlam, Margaret Ann, 1817-1897
Birth Year: 1817
Death Year: 1897

Born: January 4, 1817, Wycliffe, England.
Died: July 13, 1897, South Stoneham, Hampshire, England.

Headlam, Margaret Ann, daughter of Ven. John Headlam, Archdeacon of Richmond, born Jan. 4, 1817, is the author of:—
1. Holy is the seed-time, when the buried grain. Harvest. Written, c. 1862, for a Harvest Festival in the parish of Whorlton, Durham, and published in a (privately printed) Supplement to Pott's Hymns, &c. It was also given in the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Church Hymns, 1871. In his note thereon (Church Hymns, folio ed. p. lvi.) Mr. Ellerton gives these details, and adds an omitted stanza, and an original tune (Whorlton) composed for it by Dr. Dykes.
2. Thy courts, 0 Lord, are open. Re-opening of a Church. Written for the re-opening of St. Oswald's Church, Durham, Aug. 1, 1883, and printed as a leaflet.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology


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