1719–1783

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 6, 1719, Bat­tle, Sus­sex, Eng­land.

Died: Au­gust 19, 1783, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Mo­ra­vi­an Bur­i­al Ground (Shar­on’s Gar­den), Chel­sea, Eng­land.

Biography

Hammond was ed­u­cat­ed at St. John’s Col­lege, Camb­ridge.

In 1743 he joined the Cal­vin­is­tic Me­thodi­sts, and in 1745, the Mo­ra­vi­an Breth­ren.

Works

Hammond left an au­to­bi­o­graphy in Greek, which, as of 1900, re­mained un­pub­lished.

His orig­in­al hymns and his trans­la­tions from the La­tin were pub­lished in his Psalms, Hymns and Spir­it­u­al Songs (Lon­don: W. Stra­han, 1745).

Sources

Lyrics