Alfred H. Miles, ed. The Sacred Poets of the Nineteenth Century. 1907.
Critical and Biographical Essay by Alfred H. Miles
Matilda Barbara Betham-Edwards (18361919)
MATILDA BARBARA BETHAM-EDWARDS, sister of Amelia B. Edwards, the Egyptologist, was born at Westerfield, near Ipswich, on the 4th of March, 1836. She published Poems (1885), besides several works of fiction. As a writer of hymns for children she was eminently successful. The following examples first appeared in Good Words for 1873.