|Short Name:||J. S. Jones|
|Full Name:||Jones, J. S. (John Samuel), 1831-1911|
Born: March 2, 1831, London, England.
Died: 1911, London, England.
Jones, John Samuel, b. in London in 1831 and ordained in Ireland in 1858. He has held several benefices, including St. Philip, Clerk en well; Christ Church, Liverpool; and Knight's Enham, Hants. His hymns include:—
1. I was made a Christian. [For the young.] Written about 1880 for use at Enham Sunday School, and published in The Children's Hymn Book, 1881, and subsequently in the 1904 ed. of Hymns Ancient & Modern.
2. Now the busy week is done. [Saturday Evening.] This hymn is attributed on p. 1582, ii.. to the Rev. S. J. Jones, Rector of Batsford, in error. It was contributed to the 1889 Suppl. Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern.
Mr. Jones's latest work is A Christian Week: And other Verse, 1906.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
|Texts by J. S. Jones (3)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|I was made a Christian||John Samuel Jones (Author)||English||19|
|In der heilgen Taufe||John Samuel Jones (Author)||German||2|
|Now the busy week is done||John Samuel Jones (Author)||5|