1801, Bridgwater, Somerset, England.
July 30, 1878.
A member of the Society of Friends (Quakers), Ball was a some time resident of Glen Rothsay, Rydal, Westmoreland. His works include:
- Nugae Sacrae, or Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs (London: 1825)
- The Transcript and Other Poems
- Hymns, or Lyrics, 1864
- Verses Composed Since 1870
- Dates of birth & death
- Place of death & burial