December 3, 1799, Douglas, Isle of Man.

October 8, 1865, Pendleton, Lancashire, England.

Christ Church, Salford (near Manchester), England.


Son of the Rector of Ballaugh, Isle of Man, Stowell was educated at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford (BA 1822, MA 1826). He was ordained in the Anglican church in 1823, and was Curate at Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire; Holy Trinity, Huddersfield; and St. Stephen’s, Salford. In 1831, he became Rector at Christ Church, Salford. He was appointed Honorable Canon in Chester Cathedral, 1845; chaplain to the Bishop of Manchester in 1851, and Rural Dean of Eccles. His works include:

  1. Children of Old, Hosanna Sang
  2. From Every Stormy Wind
  3. Gracious God, Look Down in Kindness
  4. Jesus Is Our Shepherd
  5. Lord of All Power and Might