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Text: William H. Monk (comp. Henry Baker), [Hymns ancient and modern] (London: Novello, 1860)

Type of text
London, England: Novello, 1860

compiler: BAKER, Reverend Sir Henry, 3rd Bart  (1821-1877)

musical editor: MONK, William H.  (1823-1889)

Main language(s)
There were many editions of this standard hymnal after its first publication in 1860, with new hymns added each time. The numbering of the hymns shown here relates to the full content over several decades, not that of the first edition.

Thomas Ken and Thomas Tallis, Glory to Thee, my God, this night, item 23

John Keble and Paul Ritter, Sun of my soul, item 24

Henry Lyte and Henry Lyte, Abide with me, item 27

Henry Milman and John B. Dykes, Ride on, ride on, in majesty!, item 99

Henry Baker, O sacred head, surrounded, item 111

Frederick Faber and John B. Dykes, O come and mourn with me awhile, item 114

Gregory Smith and Edward Thorne, By Jesus' grave on either hand, item 123

Emma Leslie Toke, Thou art gone up on high, item 149

Charles Everest and William Gardiner, Take up thy cross, item 165

John Keble, Thomas Arne and Ralph Harrison, There is a book that all may read, item 168

Anne Richter and Knowles Shaw, We saw Thee not, item 174

Augustus Toplady and Thomas Hastings, Rock of ages, item 184

Simon Browne and Henry Gauntlett, Come, gracious spirit, heav'nly dove, item 209

Isaac Watts and Philip Armes, Jesus shall reign where'er the sun, item 220

Henry Alford and John B. Dykes, Ten thousand times ten thousand, item 222

Frederick Faber and Henry Smart, Hark! Hark, my soul!, item 223

Bernard of Morlaix and D.E. Edwards (trans. John Neale), Jerusalem the golden, item 228

Henry Baker and François de la Feillée, There is a blessed home, item 230

William Chatterton Dix, Come unto Me, ye weary, item 256

Horatius Bonar and John B. Dykes, I heard the voice of Jesus say, item 257

Frances Ridley Havergal and Philip Bliss, Thy life was given for me!, item 259

William Cowper and John B. Dykes, Hark, my soul, it is the Lord, item 260

Charlotte Elliott and William H. Monk, Christian! Seek not yet repose, item 269

Charles Wesley and Isaac Smith, Soldiers of Christ, arise, item 270

Sarah Adams and Lowell Mason, Nearer, my God, to Thee, item 277

Godfrey Thring and John B. Dykes, Fierce raged the tempest o'er the deep, item 285

Cecil Alexander and Henry Gauntlett, Once in Royal David's city, item 329

Cecil Alexander and George C. Stebbins, There is a green hill far away, item 332

Sabine Baring-Gould and Joseph Barnby, Now the day is over, item 346

William Whiting and John B. Dykes, Eternal Father, strong to save, item 370

William S. Bourne and John F. Bridge, The sower went forth sowing, item 386

Reginald Heber and Henry Cutler, The Son of God goes forth to war, item 439

William How and James W. Elliott, Who is this so weak and helpless?, item 523

Cecil Alexander and William H. Monk, All things bright and beautiful, item 573

Emily Elliott and Timothy Matthews, Thou did'st leave Thy throne, item 776

Associated slide set

reading for Hymns: ancient and modern, with tunes (song: Bamforth & Co., 219 slides, 1891)

Lucerna ID 4005344

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 February 2012

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