March 29, 1853, Charlton, Kent, England.

March 16, 1924, Kensington, London, England.

Eldest daughter of Congregational minister James Matheson of Nottingham, Annie wrote her first hymn at age 13. She was a frequent contributor to the magazines Good Words, Macmillan, The Spectator, St. Nicholas, and others. Her works include:

  1. Dear Master, What Can Children Do?
  2. How Shall We Worship Thee, O Lord?
  3. I Am Weak and Weary, Lord
  4. Jesus, the Children Are Calling
  5. Little Snowdrops Rise, The
  6. Lord, When We Have Not Any Light
  7. O Little Birds, That All Day Long
  8. What Is the Name of the Lord God Almighty?
  9. When There Is Peace, Where Praise Hath Been
  10. When Through Life’s Dewy Fields We Go