November 1, 1825, Kensington, London, England.

May 3, 1878, Winchester, Hampshire, England.

West Hill Cemetery, Winchester, Hampshire, England.


Whiting was educated at Clapham and King Alfred’s College, Winchester. Because of his musical ability, he became master of Winchester College Choristers’ School in 1842, and worked in that capacity for 36 years. He wrote volumes of poetry, and contributed hymns to other collections. His works include:

  1. Amen, the Deed in Faith Is Done
  2. Eternal Father, Strong to Save
  3. Jesus Christ Our Savior
  4. Jesus, Our Lord, Our Childhood’s Pattern
  5. Lord God Almighty, Everlasting Father
  6. Now the Billows, Strong and Dark
  7. Now the Harvest Toil Is Over
  8. O Father of Abounding Grace
  9. O Father, Who the Traveler’s Way
  10. O Lord the Heaven Thy Power Displays
  11. Onward Through Life Thy Children Stray
  12. We Thank Thee Lord, for All
  13. When Jesus Christ Was Crucified

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