|Short Name:||W. G. Wills|
|Full Name:||Wills, W. G. (Whitefield Glanville), 1841-1891|
Wills, Whitefield Glanville, son of the late H. O. Wills, of Bristol, was b. at Bristol Oct. 28, 1841, and died at Ealing Oct. 2, 1891. In 1881 he printed a small collection of original Hymns for Occasional Use. Three of his hymns are in School Hymns, 1891:—
1. Father, Thy children come to-night. [Evening.] Written about 1876; 1881 as above, p. 24.
2. In our work and in our play, Jesus, ever with us stay. [Children of God.] Written in Sept. 1891 for School Hymns, 1891, No. 335.
3. We bring to Thee, dear Saviour. [Trust in Jesus.] Written about 1880; 1881 as above, p. 9.
The School Hymns, 1891, also contains a hymn by his wife, Lucy Helen née Hebblethwaite, which begins "Always with Thee I Ever near!" (Trust in God). [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
|Texts by W. G. Wills (2)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|In our work and in our play, Jesus, ever with us stay||W. G. Wills (Author)||16|
|We bring to thee, dear Savior||W. G. Wills (Author)||English||2|