November 4, 1821, Islington, London, England.

March 14, 1898, Brighton, East Sussex, England.

Nunhead Cemetery, Southwark, London, England.

A physician, Congreve practiced in London for many years. He also served as deacon of the Baptist Church in Kye Lane, Peckham, and superintendent of its Sunday School. He married twice, to Mary (1822–1869) and Matilda (1837–1926). His works include:

  1. Beyond the Dark River a Land I Behold
  2. For Ever Beautiful Abide
  3. Hark! What Voice the Silence Breaks
  4. How Holy the Bible
  5. Look Back! ’Tis Time I Marked the Road
  6. Look to Jesus!
  7. Mark the Lilies, Frail and Fair
  8. O Savior, Dear Savior
  9. Shepherd Sweet, and Fair, and Holy
  10. Sweet Star of the Morning
  11. There Is a Throne of Matchless Grace

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