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Category: Charlotte Elliott (1789 – 1871)
Charlotte Elliott (1789 – 1871) was an English poet and hymn writer. Born in Clapham, London, England the daughter of Charles Elliott, a silk merchant and his wife, Eling (nee Venn). An invalid and suffered greatly as a result. In 1823, she moved to Brighton where she later died.
She was a member of the Church of England. She is buried, along with her brothers, in the churchyard at St Andrew’s Church, Hove. She wrote about 150 hymns and many poems, some of which were printed anonymously, with Just As I Am probably the best-known.