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Richard Jukes

Richard Jukes
Short Name: Richard Jukes
Full Name: Jukes, Richard, 1804-1867
Birth Year: 1804
Death Year: 1867

Rv Richard Jukes United Kingdom 1804-1867. Born at Clungunford, Shropshire, England, his father a stone mason, he was a prankster when young. He followed his father’s trade and became a stone mason for awhile before becoming an itinerant preacher. In 1829 he was part of a team missioning in Wiltshire and Aldbourne. His preaching was sometimes disturbed by efforts to disband the crowd, he even at times had eggs thrown at him. However, a society was formed and a barn was obtained for a place of worship. He was known as “the bard of the poor”. Over time he became a popular Primitive Methodist minister and hymn writer. He married Phoebe Pardoe (1805-1826) in 1825, but she died of typhus after less than a year of marriage. Later, after her death, he married Charlotte Smith (1806-1873), and they had eight children: Mariam, Charlotte, Thomas, Joshua, Amelia, Rowland, Richmond, and Martha. He ministered from 1827 to 1859 at 17 different circuits.. He ministry was widely appreciated. It is noteworthy that several of his appointments were to significant circuits of that time: Tunstall, Staffordshire, Ramsor, and Darlaston in the Black Country, where he spent a large part of his active ministry, retiring there. One trait he had was when writing hymn lyrics, he would try to pair them with popular tunes of the day and sing them in the streets so others would do the same.. and many did. He died at West Bromwich, England.

John Perry

Texts by Richard Jukes (15)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Behold! behold! the Lamb of God, On the cross, on the crossRichard Jukes (1804-67) (Author)English2
By faith I view my Savior dyingRichard Jukes (Author)English89
Come, let us all unite to sing, God is loveRichard Jukes (Author)English4
I'm a soldier bound for glory, I'm a soldier marching onRichard Jukes (1804-67) (Author)English1
Im Glauben seh' am Kreuz ich sterbenRichard Jukes (Author)German1
Im Glauben seh' ich Jesum sterbenR. Jukes (Author)German4
Jesus my weary soul refreshesRichard Jukes (Author)2
My heart is fixed, eternal GodRichard Jukes (Author)English36
نمضي إلى دار النعيمRichard Jukes (Author)Arabic1
There is a God who rules on highR. Jukes (Author)English5
Tout mon bonheur, Christ me le donneRichard Jukes (Author)2
Ved al divino Salvador en la cruzRichard Jukes (Author)Spanish1
Ved Jesu Blod og Doed og Tr'ngselRichard Jukes (Author)1
We're traveling home to heaven aboveRichard Jukes (1804-67) (Author)English5
With steady pace, the pilgrim movesRichard Jukes (Author)English5
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