|Short Name:||J. H. Skrine|
|Full Name:||Skrine, J. H. (John Huntley), 1848-1923|
Skrine, John Huntley, M.A., son of H. D. Skrine, was b. April 3, 1848, at Warleigh, Somerset; was educated at Uppingham and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford (B.A. 1871, M.A. 1874), and was ordained D. 1874, P. 1876. He was fellow of Mertcn Coll., Oxford, 1871-79, assistant master at Uppingham, 1873-87, Warden of Trinity Coll., Glenalmond, 1888-1902, and in 1903 became Vicar of Itchen Stoke, Hants. He published in 1899 Thirty Hymns for Public-School Singing, three of which have passed into the Public-School Hymn Book, 1903, and the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905.
1. Lord of the brave, Who call'st Thine own. [Confirmation.] Written 1893; 1899, No. xi.
2. O'er the harvest reaped or lost. [End of Term.] Written 1884; 1899, No. ii.
3. Rank by rank again we stand [Beginning of Term.] Written 1884; 1899, No. i. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)