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La Trobe, Christian Ignatius (1758–1836), Moravian minister and composer, was born on 12 February 1758 at Fulneck in Yorkshire. He was the eldest son of Benjamin La Trobe (1728–1786), a Moravian minister, and Anna Margaretta (1728–1794), deaconess and daughter of Henry Antes of ...


See Latrobe [La Trobe], John Antes


James Montgomery (1771–1854) by Charles Turner, pubd 1819 (after John Raphael Smith) © National Portrait Gallery, London


Montgomery, James (1771–1854), hymn writer and poet, was born on 4 November 1771 in Irvine, Ayrshire, the second of the four children of John Montgomery (1734–1791), and his wife, Mary, née Blackley (d. 1790). His family, originally from Scotland, had been settled for several generations in ...