Ada Rundall Greenaway

GREENAWAY, Ada Rundall. b. Trivandrum, India, 12 October 1861; d. Woking, Surrey, 15 May 1937. She was the daughter of a general in the Indian army. Like many army children, she was sent to Britain as a child. She lived in Surrey in later years, first at Guildford, and finally at Woking. She had an arrangement to write improving words for the calendars and Christmas cards of Mowbrays, the religious publishers. Her ‘Rise in the strength of God’* (in the Second Supplement of A&M, 1916, and in A&MR) was written in this way. The compilers of A&M (1904) clearly admired her work, publishing four of her hymns for the first time: ‘For the dear ones parted from us’, ‘O perfect God, thy...

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