Walter Chalmers Smith
Born: December 5, 1824, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Died: September 19, 1908, Kinbuck, Dunblane, Perthshire, Scotland.
Smith attended Marischal College at the University of Aberdeen and New College, Edinburgh. He was ordained pastor of the Chadwell Street Scottish Church, Pentonville, Islington, London, on Christmas Day, 1850. He later served at the Free High Church, Edinburgh; the Roxburgh Free Church, Deinburgh; the Orwell Free Church, Milnathort, Kinrossshire; and the Free Tron Church, Glasgow. The Free Church of Scotland elected him its moderator during its Jubilee year in 1893. His works include:
The Bishop’s Walk, 1860
Olrig Grange, 1872
Borland Hall, 1874
Hymns of Christ and Christian Life, 1876
Hilda Among the Broken Gods, 1878
North Country Folk, 1883
Source: The Cyber Hymnal