Peter Henry Kelway Tongeman
TONGEMAN, Peter Henry Kelway. b. Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, 21 November 1929. Educated at Palmer’s School, Grays, Essex, and Spurgeon’s College, London, he became a Baptist minister, serving at Luton, Northampton, Enfield, New Milton, Tunbridge Wells and Romsey, Hampshire (he retired to Romsey). He was President of the Baptist Union of Great Britain (1995-96). He was active in the educational work of the Scripture Union, editing its Teaching over 13s from 1976 to 1981, and writing Thirteen Plus (1972). A book of poems by him, A Silence and a Murmuring, appeared in 1994.
Many of Tongemann’s hymns have been written for children and young people; a number have been published in New Child Songs...
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