Robert Grant

15 January 1780–9 July 1838

Robert Grant, engraving by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after a painting by Joseph Slater, ca. 1826. National Portrait Gallery, London, NPG D20594 (

Featured Hymns:

O worship the King

Collections of Hymns:

Sacred Poems (1839): [1844]

see also:

Christian Observer (1806-1815)

Sacred Poetry, Second Series (Wm. Oliphant, 1824): PDF [2nd ed.]

Christian Psalmody, ed. Edward Bickersteth (1st ed., 1833): PDF [1834]

Psalms & Hymns, ed. H.V. Elliott (1835): PDF


For a list of manuscript holdings—primarily in the British Library, National Library of Wales, and National Archives of Scotland—see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Related Resources:

Edwin F. Hatfield, “Sir Robert Grant,” The Poets of the Church (NY: Anson D.F. Randolph, 1884), pp. 270-272:

John Julian, “Robert Grant,” A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), pp. 449-450: Google Books

J.R. Watson, “Robert Grant,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

E. J. Rapson & Katherine Prior, “Sir Robert Grant,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

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