Born: Jan­u­a­ry 1, 1734, Redruth, Corn­wall.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 11, 1820, Bath, Som­er­set­shire, Eng­land.

Buried: Bath Ab­bey.

After prac­tic­ing as a phy­si­cian, Haweis at­tend­ed Christ’s Coll­ege, Cam­bridge, then took Ho­ly Or­ders. He be­came as­sist­ant preach­er with Mar­tin Ma­dan at the Lock Hos­pi­tal, Ald­win­cle, North­amp­ton­shire, Eng­land. He was al­so chap­lain to Lady Huntingdon’s cha­pel at Bath, Eng­land, and rec­tor at All Saints’ Church in Ald­wink­le, North­amp­ton­shire. His works in­clude:



  1. Behold the Lamb of God
  2. Dark Was the Night and Cold the Ground
  3. Enthroned on High, Almighty Lord!
  4. From the Cross
  5. Happy Morn Is Come, The
  6. Great Spirit, by Whose Mighty Power
  7. O Thou, from Whom All Goodness Flows
  8. Our Children, Lord, in Faith and Pray­er
  9. Submissive to Thy Will, My God
  10. Thou Lamb of God, That on the Tree
  11. To Thee, My God and Savior


  1. Richmond