January 3, 1780, London, England.

September 30, 1861.

St. Mary’s Churchyard, Harrow-on-the-Hill, London, England.

Cunningham attended St. John’s College, Cambridge, where he graduated in honors and subsequently became a Fellow. In 1802, he became Curate of Ripley, Surrey. In 1803, he moved to Ockham, and later to Clapham, where he was Curate to John Venn. In 1811 he became Vicar of Harrow, where he served half a century. His works include:

  1. As the Sweet Flower That Scents the Morn
  2. Dear Is the Hallowed Morn to Me
  3. From Calvary a Cry Was Heard
  4. God of Israel Never Sleeps, The
  5. How Cheering the Thought That the Spirits in Bliss
  6. When Conscience to the Heart Within