Robert Robinson (1735-1790)


Robert Robinson, from Miscellaneous Works of Robert Robinson (1807).

Featured Hymns:

Come, thou fount of every blessing
Mighty God, while angels bless Thee

Publications of Hymns:

Hymns for the Fast Day (1757): WorldCat

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Church of Christ: Meeting in Angel-Alley (London, 1759): WorldCat

Caleb Evans & John Ash, A Collection of Hymns, 3rd ed. (1778): PDF

Life & Works:

George Dyer, Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Robert Robinson (London, 1796): PDF

Benjamin Flower, Miscellaneous Works of Robert Robinson

Volume 1 (1807): PDF
Volume 2 (1807): PDF
Volume 3 (1807): PDF
Volume 4 (1807): PDF
Volume 5 (1812): PDF

William Robinson, Select Works of the Rev. Robert Robinson of Cambridge (London: J. Heaton & Son, 1861): WorldCat

Josiah Miller, “Robert Robinson,” Singers and Songs of the Church (London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1869), pp. 263-269: PDF

Edwin Hatfield, “Robert Robinson,” Poets of the Church (NY, 1884), pp. 515-518: HathiTrust

A.B. Grosart, “Robert Robinson,” ed. John Julian, A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), pp. 969-970: Google Books

G.W. Hughes, With Freedom Fired: The Story of Robert Robinson, Cambridge Nonconformist (London, Carey Kingsgate Press, 1955): WorldCat

Kenneth Parsons, St. Andrew’s Street Baptist Church, Cambridge: Three Historical Lectures Given on the Occasion of the 250th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Church (Cambridge, 1971): WorldCat

L.G. Champion, “Robert Robinson, a pastor in Cambridge,” Baptist Quarterly, vol. 31 (1986), pp. 241-246.

Church Book: St Andrew’s Street Baptist Church, Cambridge 1720-1832 (Baptist Historical Society, 1991): WorldCat

John Stephens, “Robert Robinson,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

Christopher Smith, “Robert Robinson,” The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

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