Sabine Baring-Gould

(1834—1924) Church of England clergyman, author, and folksong collector

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(b Exeter, 1834; d Lew Trenchard, Devon, 1924).

Eng. author, folk‐song collector, and rector. Compiled (with Rev. H. Fleetwood Shephard) Songs and Ballads of the West (1889–91). Wrote words of popular hymns (e.g. Onward, Christian Soldiers, 1865).

Subjects: Literature.