Born: April 19, 1823, Plas-y-Velin, Neath, Glamorganshire, South Wales.
Died: May 10, 1910, Clifton (near Bristol), England.
Daughter of Elijah Waring, Anna was raised a Quaker, but was baptized into the Church of England in 1842 at St. Martins, Winnall, Winchester. She was deeply involved in philanthropic work, especially the Discharged Prisoners’ Aid Society. Waring mastered Hebrew as a young girl, to be able to study Old Testament poetry, and daily read the original Hebrew psalter throughout her life. Her works include:
- Hymns and Meditations, 1850
- Additional Hymns, 1858