Samuel Stennett

1 June 1727–24 August 1795

Samuel Stennett, in Baptist Annual Register, vol. 2 (1795).

Featured Hymns:

To Christ the Lord let every tongue

Collections of Hymns:

A Collection of Hymns for the use of Christians of all Denominations (1782): WorldCat

A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, ed. John Rippon (1787): PDF

For more eds. of the Selection, see John Rippon.


William Jones, The Works of Samuel Stennett, D.D., 3 vols. (London: Thomas Tegg, 1824): HathiTrust

Related Resources:

“Brief memoirs of the late Rev. Samuel Stennett, D.D.” Baptist Annual Register, vol. 2 (1795), pp. 380-393: HathiTrust

Josiah Miller, “Samuel Stennett, D.D.” Singers and Songs of the Church (London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1869), pp. 249-250:

John Gadsby, “Samuel Stennett,” Memoirs of the Principal Hymn-Writers & Compilers of the 17th, 18th, & 19th Centuries (London: J. Gadsby, 1870), p. 119: HathiTrust

William Cathcart, “Samuel Stennett, D.D.” The Baptist Encyclopædia, vol. 2, rev. ed. (Philadelphia: L.H. Everts, 1883), pp. 1101-1102: HathiTrust

Edwin Hatfield, “Samuel Stennett,” The Poets of the Church (NY: A. D. F. Randolph & Company, 1884), p. 577-579:

Henry Burrage, “Samuel Stennett,” Baptist Hymn Writers and Their Hymns (Portland, ME: Brown Thurston & Co., 1888), pp. 56-59:

W.R. Stevenson, “Samuel Stennett,” A Dictionary of Hymnology, ed. John Julian (London, 1892), pp. 1091-1092: Google Books

Carey Bonner, Some Baptist Hymnists, from the Seventeenth Century to Modern Times (London: Baptist Union Publication Dept., 1937).

S.L. Copson, “Samuel Stennett” in “Joseph Stennett (1663-1713),” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

J.R. Watson, “Samuel Stennett,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology: