July 18, 1861, Emsworth, Hampshire, England.

Mark Bernard.

Putman was a Wesleyan lay preacher and student of hymnology. Many of his hymns were first printed in Champness’ Joyful News. His works include:

  1. Blest Savior, Take My Hand in Thine
  2. Gentle Savior, Ever Nigh
  3. Give Me, O Lord, Right Views of Thee
  4. We Came in Early Morn to Sing
  5. When Clouds Are Swept Across the Sky