1825-1859

1825, Liverpool, England.

March 16, 1859, Hastings, England.

Christina was the sixth daughter of Thomas and Jean Campbell Hamilton Forsyth. Her siblings include William Forsyth, Queen’s Counsel and sometime Member of Parliament for Cambridge; minister John Hamilton Forsyth; and Douglas Forsyth, C.B., commissioner of the Punjab in India.

During a long and painful illness, she composed several hymns and poems which were issued as leaflets. These were collected after her death, and published in 1861, as Hymns by C. F..

  1. Himself Hath Done It All
  2. Jehovah Elohim! Creator Great
  3. O Holy Spirit
  4. O What a Happy Lot Is Mine