November 13, 1846, Wantage, Oxfordshire, England.

May 18, 1928, Reigate, Surrey, England.

Hester married Joshua Hawkins of Bedford around August 1869 in Wantage. They were living in Bedford St. Paul, Bedfordshire, in 1881, 1891 & 1901. Hester’s works include:

  1. Father of All, Again We Meet
  2. Happy Days Have Come Again, The
  3. Heav’nly Father, Thou Hast Brought Us
  4. I Come to Thee, My Father
  5. In the Name of God Our Father
  6. Jesu, Loving Savior
  7. Kind Shepherd, See Thy Little Lamb
  8. Now the Days Are Dark and Dreary
  9. O Thou the Great Unknown, Unseen
  10. Sweetly o’er the Meadows Fair
  11. There Is a Bright and Happy Home
  12. Twilight Softly Falling, The
  13. Thy Little One, O Savior Dear
  14. To Thee, the Giver of All Good