W Vernon Higham 1926 or 7 – 2012 W. V. Higham was born in Wales and was influenced and inspired by the memory of the Welsh revival. In 1939 W. V. Higham’s family moved to Bolton in Lancashire. They found their spiritual home in the Welsh Calvinistic Methodist chapel there. In 1953 W. V. Higham experienced the saving power of Christ. He devoted himself to the ministry and worked as a pastor in Wales, first in Welsh-speaking churches, then at the English-speaking Tabernacle Cardiff. He wrote hymns in both English and Welsh.