Thomas Haweis

1 January 1734? (bpt. 20 Feb. 1734)–11 February 1820

Thomas Haweis, engraved by W. Ridley, based on the painting by Henry Edridge, Evangelical Magazine, vol. 4 (1796).

Featured Hymns:

O thou from whom all goodness flows

Collections of Hymns:

Carmina Christo, or Hymns to the Saviour

Part 1 (ca. 1791): PDF
[words-only] (1792): PDF
2nd ed. (1795): PDF
3rd ed. (1800): WorldCat
4th ed. (1800/1801)
5th ed. (1801): WorldCat
6th ed. (1802): PDF
(1803): WorldCat
New ed. (1808): PDF

see also:

The Reality and Power of the Religion of Jesus Christ Exemplified in the Dying Experience of Mr William Browne of Bristol (1791): PDF


State Library of New South Wales, Sydney:

Cheshunt Archives, Westminster College, Cambridge:

Related Resources:

Josiah Miller, Singers and Songs of the Church (London: Longmans Green & Co., 1869), pp. 258-259:

Charles L. Hutchins, “Thomas Haweis,” Annotations of the Hymnal (Hartford, CT: Church Press, 1872), pp. 46-47.

Edwin F. Hatfield, “Thomas Haweis,” The Poets of the Church (NY: Anson D.F. Randolph, 1884), pp. 304-308:

John Julian, “Thomas Haweis,” A Dictionary of Hymnology (London, 1892), pp. 498-499: Google Books

Arthur Skevington Wood, “The influence of Thomas Haweis on John Newton,” The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, vol. 4, no. 2 (Oct. 1953), pp. 187-202.

Arthur Skevington Wood, Thomas Haweis 1734–1820 (London: SPCK, 1957).

J.R. Watson, “Thomas Haweis,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

Edwin Welch, “Thomas Haweis,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: