1819-1885

November 28, 1819, London, England.

November 27, 1885, London, England.

Webb was educated at St. Paul’s School, and at Trinity College, Cambridge (BA 1842, MA 1845). Ordained by the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol, he was assistant Curate at Kemerton, Gloucestershire (1843-44); Christ Church, St. Pancras (1847-49); and Brasted, Kent (1849-51). He became Perpetual Curate of Sheen, Staffordshire (1851); Vicar of St. Andrews, Wells Street, London (1862); Prebend of Portpool, in St. Paul’s Cathedral (1881).

Webb was one of the founders of the Cambridge Camden, afterward the Ecclesiological Society; and editor of the Ecclesiologist (1842-68), as well as the General Editor of the Society’s publications. His first appearance in print was as joint editor of Bishop Montague’s Articles of Inquiry in 1841. His other works include:

  1. Assessor to Thy King
  2. Behold He Comes, Thy King Most Holy
  3. Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing, A
  4. O Love, How Deep
  5. Praise God, the Holy Trinity
  6. Praise the Rock of Our Salvation
  7. Sing We Triumphant Hymns of Praise
  8. Ye Angel Hosts Above