Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Carey Henry

Carey, Henry, poet and composer, was born in 1696 in London, and is said to have been the natural son of George Saville, Marquis of Halifax. His productions, comprising songs, burlesques, etc., with music sometimes, number over two hundred, the best known being Sally in Our Alley. He also is credited by some with God Save the King. He committed suicide in 1743.