J. S. Jones

Short Name: J. S. Jones
Full Name: Jones, J. S. (John Samuel), 1831-1911
Birth Year: 1831
Death Year: 1911

Born: March 2, 1831, London, England.
Died: 1911, London, England.

Jones, John Samuel, b. in London in 1831 and ordained in Ireland in 1858. He has held several benefices, including St. Philip, Clerk en well; Christ Church, Liverpool; and Knight's Enham, Hants. His hymns include:—
1. I was made a Christian. [For the young.] Written about 1880 for use at Enham Sunday School, and published in The Children's Hymn Book, 1881, and subsequently in the 1904 ed. of Hymns Ancient & Modern.
2. Now the busy week is done. [Saturday Evening.] This hymn is attributed on p. 1582, ii.. to the Rev. S. J. Jones, Rector of Batsford, in error. It was contributed to the 1889 Suppl. Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern.
Mr. Jones's latest work is A Christian Week: And other Verse, 1906.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


Texts by J. S. Jones (3)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
I was made a ChristianJohn Samuel Jones, 1831-1911 (Author)English20
In der heilgen TaufeJohn Samuel Jones (Author)German2
Now the busy week is doneJohn Samuel Jones (Author)English5

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