1834 – Sabine Baring-Gould was born 28th of January in Exeter.
His education at The King’s School, Warwick lasted just a few months.
1846 – He caught whooping cough and was ordered to go abroad for the sake of his health.
1868 – Sabine married Grace Taylor.
1871 – Sabine Baring-Gould was installed as the rector of East Mersea in Essex.
1889-1891 – His first book of songs, Songs of the West, was published for the mass market.
1905 – Baring-Gould produced a second collection called A Garland of Country Songs.
1907 – With the collector Cecil Sharp produced English Folk Songs for Schools.
1881 – Sabine Baring-Gould installed himself at Lew Trenchard as both Squire and Parson.
– He did a great deal of work restoring St. Peter’s Church, Lew Trenchard and his home Lew Trenchard
1864 – He wrote the hymns ‘Onward Christian Soldiers’ and ‘Now the Day is over’.
1866-1868 – One of his most enduringly popular works was Curious Myths of the middle Ages, published in two
Sabine Baring-Gould’s greatest achievements were the collection of local folk songs.
1924 – Sabine Baring-Gould died in shortly before his 90th birthday at Lew Trenchard.