1757–1822

Introduction

Born: April 28, 1757, Col­che­ster, Es­sex, En­gland.

Died: Ap­ril 14, 1822.

Buried: Lincombe Vale, Som­er­set, Eng­land.

Biography

Butcher worked in­i­tial­ly as a lin­en dra­per. After train­ing for the Un­i­tar­ian ministry, he served at the Lea­ther Lane Cha­pel, Hol­born (1789) and Sid­bu­ry Vale, Sid­mouth (1798). He wrote 161 hymns, few of which are in modern hymnals.

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