March 18, 1831, Manchester, England.

October 30, 1905, Sale (near Manchester), England.

Brooklands Cemetery, Sale, England; there is no stone on the grave.

Walmsley moved to Sale in 1870, where he worked as a jeweler. A Congregationalist, he was for 28 years connected with the work of the Manchester Sunday School Union, many of his hymns being written for the annual Whit-week Festival. His works include:

  1. Arise and Sing
  2. Come, Let Us Sing of a Wonderful Love
  3. O Praise Our God Today
  4. Praise the Lord
  5. Sun Declines, The

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