January 1, 1819.

Son of G. Leaton-Blenkinsopp, Edwin was educated at University College, Durham (BA 1839, MA 1842). Taking Holy Orders, he became Curate of Ormskirk, Lancashire (1844); Incumbent of St. James’, Lathom, Lancashire (1851); Chaplain to the English Army in Turkey (1855); at Algiers (1859); and at the Fortifications of Portsmouth (1862); and Rector of Springthorpe, Lincolnshire (1863).

Leaton-Blenkinsopp contributed numerous papers to periodicals. His original hymns, together with translations from the Latin, appeared in Lyra Messianica, 1864; Lyra Mystica, 1865; and The People’s Hymnal, 1867. His other works include:

Leaton-Blenkinsopp often signed his work with the initials E. C. L.

  1. Come, O Spirit, Graciously
  1. Thrice Joyful Night