Selected Hymns of
Mary Steele Wakeford
For more on the life of Mary Steele Wakeford, click here for her entry in the Biograhical Summaries. For selections from Mary Steele Wakeford's letters to and from Anne Steele, click here; for selected poems by Wakeford, click here. For Wakeford's complete poetry, as well as a detailed biographical account, see Whelan, Nonconformist Women Writers, vol. 4, pp. 117-50. Images above are from the bound MS volumes by Wakeford, "Poems on Devotional Subjects" (Steele Collection, 10/2, Angus Library, Regent's Park College, Oxford), which includes her MS of the hymn that appeared in Ash and Evans (image above from the 1778 edition).