Henry Lascelles Jenner

Henry Lascelles Jenner
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Short Name: Henry Lascelles Jenner
Full Name: Jenner, Henry Lascelles, 1820-1898
Birth Year: 1820
Death Year: 1898

Jenner, Henry Lascelles, D.D., was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (LL.B. 1841, in honours; D.D. 1867). Taking Holy Orders in 1843, he held several appointments until 1866, when he was consecrated Bishop of Dunedin. He retired in 1871. He is at present [1891] vicar of Preston-next-Wingham, Diocese of Canterbury, to which he was presented in 1854. His hymn in the 1889 Supplemental Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern, "Christians, sing out with exultation" (Christmas), is a translation of "Faisons ├ęclater notre joie." See p. 391, ii.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Jenner, H. L., p. 1574, i. Bp. Jenner was born in 1820, and died in 1898. In C. W. A. Brooke's Additional Hymns, 1903, Nos. 962-966 are by Bp. Jenner and "A. Jenner." They are the "Catechism in Verse," and consist of 50 stanzas and a "Kyrie." They are well adapted for singing in connection with catechising in Church and School.

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


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