1749–1810

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 1749. The lo­ca­tion is var­ious­ly re­port­ed as High Wy­combe, Buck­ing­ham­shire, or Guild­ford, Sur­rey, Eng­land.

Died: Oc­to­ber 30, 1810, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Orig­in­ally at White­field’s Ta­ber­na­cle, but the me­mo­ri­al and the grave were lat­er moved (pos­si­bly to Ching­ford Mount Ce­me­te­ry, Lon­don).

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Biography

Burnham was for ma­ny years pas­tor of a Bap­tist church in Lon­don, first in Lit­tle Cha­pel Street, then in Graf­ton Street, So­ho. He is said to have been an ex­cell­ent preach­er.

Works

Burnham wrote some 452 hymns in his life­time, and pub­lished:

Sources

Lyrics

Help Needed

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