John J. Daniell

Short Name: John J. Daniell
Full Name: Daniell, John J. (John Jeremiah), 1819-1898
Birth Year: 1819
Death Year: 1898

Daniell, John Jeremiah, born at Bath, Oct. 6, 1819. In 1848 he was ordained by the Bp. of Manchester. His subsequent charges included the curacies of Gerrans, Menheniot, Kington-Langley, and others, and the vicarages of Langley-Fitzurse, Winterborne-Stoke, and Berwick St. James, Wilts, and Langley-Burrell, having been preferred to the last in 1879. Mr. Daniell is the author of several prose works, as: Life of Mrs. Godolphin; The Geography of Cornwall, &c.; and of a poetical work, Lays of the English Cavaliers. His hymns in common use are:—
1. Alleluia, thanks and glory. Children praising Jesus. Contributed to the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Children's Hymns, No. 69.
2. Come, sing with holy gladness. Praise of Christ. Contributed to the Appendix of Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1868, and since adopted by several collections in Great Britain and America.
Mr. Daniell has also written several hymns for local use: but these have not appeared in the larger and more widely used collections. He died Nov. 1, 1898.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


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