Adams, Abraham c1720-a1763 England Kent, Shoreham - Kent, ?Shoreham
organist, psalm, hymn compiler, publisher, organist/choirmaster at the church in Shoreham, where the birth of 5 children of Abraham and Jane Adams were registered between 1747 and 1752, 1754-1763 residing in Shoreham where he owned a house and land ; 14.dec.1762 at St Alphege in Greenwich as widower he married widow Ann Morgan of the parish St Alphege

[according to Eitner c1810 organist at St Mary-le-Bone in London which must have been another organist named Abraham Adams]

Title Parts

[] Be thou my judge O Lord. Hymn
from The Psalmist's new companion, containing an introduction to the grounds of musick in a plain and familiar method, also forty-one psalm tunes and twenty-five anthems... The whole is composed in three and four parts, according to the most authentic rules... intended for the use of country choirs. by Abraham Adams of Shoreham
6th edition Thompson and Son, London 1760
10th edition C. and S. Thompson, London
11th edition Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson, London 1781
12th edition Mssrs. Thompson, London 1795 

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