William Gadsby

1773-1844

For 38 years Gadsby was pastor of the Strict Baptist church at Manchester and a well-known minister in his day. He travelled over 60,000 miles, many of them on foot and preached nearly 12,000 sermons. He was influential in establishing 40 new places of worship.

He compiled a selection of hymns including many of his own composition and published them in a hymnbook which is still used by congregations today. His best known hymn being 'Immortal honours'.

With his son John he launched in 1835 the Gospel Standard magazine and was its first editor.

John also commenced another magazine called the Friendly Companion which he originated in its current form in 1875; it is still in circulation.

A number of William Gadsby's sermons are extant.


Gadsby's Hymnbook on CD

William Gadsby

The complete text of Gadsbys Hymns in database format with comprehensive search facilities. Also includes a complete line by line index, with the full text of each line and the full text of the hymnbook in Adobe PDF format and Word/WordPerfect format. There are also versions of the hymnbook for Amazon Kindle and other ebook readers using the EPUB format. Requires Windows 95 or later.

£11.00
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Gadsby's Hymns (Cloth)

Containing hymns by Gadsby, Toplady, Wesley, Watts, Hart, Cennick, Newton, Berridge, Cowper and others.

£10.00
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Gadsby's Hymns Large Print

Containing hymns by Gadsby, Toplady, Wesley, Watts, Hart, Cennick, Newton, Berridge, Cowper and others. In large print for readers with poor eyesight.

£18.00
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Gadsby's Hymns Small Leather

Containing hymns by Gadsby, Toplady, Wesley, Watts, Hart, Cennick, Newton, Berridge, Cowper and others. Due to a printer's error this book has a few pages in the index bound in the wrong order and the price has been reduced to reflect this.

£10.00
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Sermons by William Gadsby

William Gadsby

William Gadsby (1773-1844) for 38 years was pastor of the Strict Baptist church at Manchester and a well-known preacher in his day. With his son John he launched in 1835 the Gospel Standard magazine and was its first editor. Included in this edition of Gadsby's sermons is a short biography by B.A. Ramsbottom editor of the Gospel Standard since 1971.

£9.95
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The Nazarene's Songs

William Gadsby

 In 1824 William Gadsby published The Nazarene’s Songs, which comprised, unabridged, virtually all the hymns he had composed. In the present publication are added the few other hymns composed by him which do not appear in the Songs.

£15.00
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