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  Thomas Binney   Preacher & Hymnwriter - Newport Congregational Church  
  John Georg Gregory   Rector Bonchurch - compiler of hymnbook  
  Thomas Ken   Bishop - sometime Rector of Brighstone  
  Jemina Luke   Author of well known world wild children's hymn  
  Mary Maude   Newport Sunday School teacher - author - hymnwrite  
  Albert Midlane   Perhaps the Island's most prolific writer  
  Cardinal Newman   Visited IW at critical periods  
  Elizabeth Missing Sewell   Prolific author- Local educationalist - Hymnwriter  
  Anne Shepherd   Local writer  
  Alfred Lord Tennyson   Rresident of Farringford, Freshwater for many years  
  Samuel Wilberforce   Bishop sometime Rector of Brighstone  
  Thomas Whytehead   Sometime curate of Freshwater - Mori Bible & Hymn translater  
  Other Bits and Pieces associated with IW   Odds and ends re Island Hymnwriters  
  IW Hymnbook   The Bonchurch and Mercer Hymnbooks  
  Talk - 'Some IW Hymn Writers'   A talk given to 'Friend 2 Friend at Ryde' Baptist Church 2013  
  The Isle of Wight Abbeys   St Cecelia's Abbey, Ryde and Quarr Abbey , Fishbourne  
      Bibliography and other References