1824-1905

May 20, 1824, Bloomsbury, Middlesex, England.

August 1, 1905, in a railway train near Great Ryburgh, Norfolk, England.

Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England.

Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, Hensley graduated in 1846 as Senior Wrangler and first Smith’s Prizeman. From 1846-52, he was a Fellow and Assistant Tutor at Trinity College. He took Holy Orders in 1851, and served as Curate at Upton-with-Clavey, Bucks; Vicar of Ipolyts-with-Great-Wymondly, Hertfordshire; Vicar of Hitchin, Hertfordshire; and Rural Dean, 1867. Hensley’s hymns appeared in Hymns for the Sundays after Trinity (London: Bell & Daldy, 1864) and Hymns for the Minor Sundays from Advent to Whitsuntide (London: Bell & Daldy, 1867). His other works include:

  1. Thy Kingdom Come, O God

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