Montgomery, James (17711854)

Montgomery, James, poet and hymn-writer, born at Irvine, son of a Moravian minister; studied for the same profession, but was not licensed; after some years of various occupation he started journalism, and eventually produced a journal of his own, Sheffield Iris, 1794-1825; he was twice fined and imprisoned for seditious publications, but became a Conservative in 1832, a pensioner 1835, and died at Sheffield; of his poetry most is forgotten, but “For ever with the Lord,” and some dozen other hymns are still remembered (17711854).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Montgomery, Comte de * Montgomery, Robert
Montenegro
Montespan, Marquise de
Montesquieu, Baron de
Montevideo
Montez, Lola
Montezuma II.
Montfort, Simon de
Montgolfier Brothers
Montgomerie, Alexander
Montgomery, Comte de
Montgomery, James
Montgomery, Robert
Montgomeryshire
Montholon, Comte de
Montmorency, Anne, Duc de
Montmorency, Henri, second Duc of
Montpelier
Montpellier
Montreal
Montrose
Montrose, James Graham, Marquis of