Swinstead, Eric Herbert
Author & Composer
(‘Hubert’ in CH 2004), b Hackney, Middx (NE London) 1882, d Essex 1950. He lived at Chingford, Essex, and belonged to the former Brethren Assembly meeting at King’s Head Hall; a youth worker who with his artist wife regularly opened their spacious home and garden to groups of young people, for evangelism, fellowship, and Bible-study. He contributed nearly 60 songs (words and music) to CSSM/Scripture Union Choruses, mainly to Bk 2 (1938) where he is one of a small group providing the bulk of the material. No.675.