Well known hymn writer - born in Ireland, but seemed to live most her years in the Kingston Surrey area.
According to Ancestry, Elizabeth Mary Ceuta Thompson, a daughter of Captain T H Thompson - a friend of J N Darby's. a fellow hymn writer lived with Fanny Elwood for many years.
She was completely deaf for the greater part of her long life. She wrote No.'s 193 and 347 in the 1973 Hymn Book, and has five poems in G. H. Stuart Price's 'A Selection of Poems by Christian Authors'. (mybrethren)