George Stringer Rowe

Short Name: George Stringer Rowe
Full Name: Rowe, George Stringer, 1830-1913
Birth Year: 1830
Death Year: 1913

Rowe, George Stringer, was born at Margate in 1830, and educated for the Wesleyan Ministry at Didsbury College. He entered the Wesleyan Ministry in 1853, and has since held important appointments at Ipswich, Hull, Southport, Leeds, Edinburgh, London, &c. In 1888 he was appointed to the chair of Pastoral Theology in Headingley College, Leeds. He was the author of "Life of John Hunt, &c."; "At His Feet"; "On His Day"; "The Psalms in Private Devotion"; and "Alone with the Word." His hymns include:—

1. Behold Thy youthful army.
2. Come, children all and praise.
3. Cradled in a manger meanly.
4. When they brought little children.

These hymns were written for Sunday School Anniversaries, and were included in the Methodist Sunday School Hymn Book, 1879.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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