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GUEST,Tim Origins: At Jacob's Well (a Stranger Sought) (24) RE: Origins: At Jacob's Well (a Stranger Sought) 21 Nov 10

The Hymn Tune Index records the tune as Knaresborough :

Based on the last section of a set piece, 'Advent', by James Leach, in LeacJCHTA, pp. 1356
Leach, James (formerly of Rochdale). A Collection of Hymn Tunes and Anthems adapted for a full choir by the late Mr James Leach published for the benefit of his widow and children.
London: T. Preston, & to be had of the widow, at Manchester, [1798].

Apparently it appeared with At Jacob's Well words in 1801 in

Beaumont, John. The New Harmonic Magazine.
London: John Jauncey, Islington, 1801.

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