Dora Greenwell

December 6, 1821, Greenwell Ford, Lanchester, Durham, England.

March 29, 1882, Clifton (near Bristol), England.

Arno’s Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England.


Greenwell lived at the Ovingham Rectory, Northumberland (1848); Golborne Rectory, Lancashire; Durham (1854); and Clifton. Her works include:

After her death, William Dorling published Memoirs of Dora Greenwell (London: 1885)

  1. And Art Thou Come with Us to Dwell?
  2. I Am Not Skilled to Understand
  3. It Was for Me That Jesus Died
  4. Strong Words Are These, O Lord
  5. What Said He, Mary, unto Thee?