Rev Sabine Baring-Gould

Died aged c. 90

Sabine Baring-Gould (/ˈseɪbɪn ˈbɛərɪŋ ˈɡuːld/ SAY-bin BAIR-ing GOOLD; 28 January 1834 – 2 January 1924) of Lew Trenchard in Devon, England, was an Anglican priest, hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist, folk song collector and eclectic scholar. His bibliography consists of more than 1,240 publications, though this list continues to grow. His family home, the manor house of Lew Trenchard, near Okehampton, Devon, has been preserved as he had it rebuilt and is now a hotel. He is remembered particularly as a writer of hymns, the best-known being "Onward, Christian Soldiers", "Sing Lullaby", and "Now the Day Is Over". He also translated the carol "Gabriel's Message" from the Basque language to English.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Mission Church founded by Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924) Writer of "Onward Christian Soldiers" first sung Whitsuntide 1865

Bridge Street, Horbury, United Kingdom where they founded Mission Church

Sabine Baring-Gould 1834-1924 Collector of folk songs of the West Country, writer of novels, biographies, histories, and books on travel, folklore and religion. Rector of Lewtrenchard, Devon. Born in Chichester Place, Southernhay 28 January 1834

16 Southernhay East, Exeter, United Kingdom where they was