July 25, 1788, London, England.

September 11, 1871, Reigate district, Surrey, England.

Thomas J. Judkin (1788-1871)
© National Portrait Gallery

Son of a London tradesman, Judkin was educated at Caius College (BA 1815, MA 1815), mainly at the expense of Sir William Curtis, an alderman of the City of London. After taking Holy Orders in 1816, he held various curacies, and in 1828 became minister of Somers Chapel, St. Pancras, London. His works include:

  1. Enthroned Is Jesus Now
  2. Holy Spirit, Fount of Blessing
  3. Holy Spirit, Source of Gladness
  4. How Shall I Pray, O Lord, to Thee?
  5. Fiery Steed and Flaming Car, The
  6. ’Tis Hard, When We Are Sick and Poor
  7. We Are Journeying to a Place
  8. When First the Spirit Left the Throne
  9. When in the Dark and Cloudy Day
  10. With Trouble Laden Grief Oppressed

Judkin’s burial place