Born: Circa January 3, 1773, Attleborough, Warwickshire, England.
Died: January 1844, Manchester, England.
Buried: Rusholme Road Cemetery, Manchester, England.
In 1793, Gadsby joined the Baptist Church at Coventry, and in 1798 began to preach. In 1800, a chapel was built for him at Desford, Leicestershire, and two years later another in the town of Hinckley. In 1805, he moved to Manchester, becoming minister of a chapel in Rochdale Road, where he continued until his death. His works include:
The Nazarene’s Songs, Being a Composition of Original Hymns (Manchester, England: 1814)
A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship, 1814
Hymns on the Death of Princess Charlotte (Manchester, England: 1817)
Selection of Hymns for Sunday Schools
Source: The Cyber Hymnal