Oc­to­ber 31, 1758, Bridge Gate, Der­by­shire, Eng­land.

March 24, 1846, Yox­all Lodge (his home), Der­by­shire, Eng­land.

Bar­ton-un­der-Need­wood, Staf­ford­shire, at the church where he was cur­ate.

© National Portrait Gallery

Gisborne was ed­u­cat­ed at St. John’s Col­lege, Ox­ford, where he was 5th Wrang­ler of the year (BA 1780, MA 1783). He served as per­pe­tu­al cur­ate of Bar­ton-un­der-Need­wood, Staf­ford­shire, and lat­er pre­ben­da­ry of Durh­am.

His works in­clude:

  1. Hark! ’Tis the Bell with Sol­emn Toll
  2. O Fa­ther, Glo­ri­fy Thy Name!
  3. Savior, When Night In­volves the Skies
  4. Soldier’s Course from Bat­tles Won, A
  5. Thy Hum­blest Works with Full Ac­cord
  6. When Groves by Moon­light Si­lence Keep