Born: Circa 1720.
October 29, 1768, Walthamstow, Essex, England.
The son of poor parents, Grigg originally trained as a mechanic. In 1743, he became assistant minister to Thomas Bures at the Presbyterian Church on Silver Street in London.
Upon Bures’ death in 1747, Grigg retired from the ministry and, marrying a lady of property, took up residence at St. Albans.
Grigg reportedly wrote over 40 hymns.
A century after Grigg’s death, Daniel Sedgwick published his collected hymns and poems as Hymns on Divine Subjects (London: 1861).
His other works include:
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