Indelible Grace Hymnbook

William Gadsby

Born: Cir­ca January 3, 1773, At­tle­bo­rough, War­wick­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 1844, Man­ches­ter, Eng­land.

Buried: Rus­holme Road Cem­e­te­ry, Man­ches­ter, Eng­land.

In 1793, Gads­by joined the Bap­tist Church at Co­ven­try, and in 1798 be­gan to preach. In 1800, a cha­pel was built for him at Des­ford, Lei­ces­ter­shire, and two years lat­er an­o­ther 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 (Man­ches­ter, Eng­land: 1814)
A Se­lect­ion of Hymns for Pub­lic Wor­ship, 1814
Hymns on the Death of Prin­cess Char­lotte (Man­ches­ter, Eng­land: 1817)
Selection of Hymns for Sun­day Schools

Source: The Cyber Hymnal