Stowell, Hugh, an able and popular minister
of the Church of England, was born at
Douglas, Isle of Man, December 3, 1799.
He graduated at Oxford in 1822, and took
holy orders the following year. He held
various offices in his Church; became rector
at Salford in 1831; was appointed honorary
Canon of Chester Cathedral in 1845,
and later Rural Dean of Eccles. He published
several volumes. He also edited a
book of hymns: A Selection of Psalms and
Hymns Suited to the Services of the Church
of England, 1831. To the several editions
of this book most of his hymns were contributed.
He died at Safford October 8, 1865.
|From every stormy wind that blows
|Lord of all power and might