Edward Caswall

15 July 1814–2 January 1878

Edward Caswall, portrait by Albin Roberts Burt (1837), National Portrait Gallery, London

Featured Hymns:

Jesu, the very thought of Thee

Collections of Hymns & Poems:

Lyra Catholica

1st edition (London, 1849): PDF
American edition (NY, 1851): PDF

Masque of Mary and Other Poems (London, 1858): PDF

A May Pageant and Other Poems (London, 1865): PDF

Hymns and Poems (London, 1873): PDF

Hymns and Poems, New Ed. with Biographical Preface, ed. Edward Bellasis (London, 1908): PDF

Related Resources:

Edwin Hatfield, “Edward Caswall,” Poets of the Church: A Series of Biographical Sketches of Hymn Writers (NY: Anson D.F. Randolph & Co., 1884), pp. 135-138: HathiTrust

John Julian, “Edward Caswall,” A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), pp. 214-215: Google Books

J.R. Watson, “Edward Caswall,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

Edward Caswall at Hymnary.org:

Thompson Cooper & Charles Brayne, “Edward Caswall,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: