Joseph Williams of Tipton

  • Born
    c. 1800
  • Died
    14th April 1834
  • Birthplace
Joseph Williams was a coal-miner and composer of sacred music, known today as West gallery music. Very little is known about his life, other than he lived in Watery Lane, Tipton, Staffordshire. During his short lifetime he published a collection of his compositions, Sacred Music (Tipton: for the Author, c. 1830), containing 20 hymn tunes.