Janet S. Pattinson

Short Name: Janet S. Pattinson
Full Name: Pattinson, Janet Steel, 1848-1948
Birth Year: 1848
Death Year (est.): 1948

Pattinson, Janet Steel, was born at Paisley, Scotland, but as a child removed to Bradford, Yorks, where she is now (1906) engaged in educational work. She published in 1899 Far-Ben, or Poems in Many Moods. Her hymns, mostly written for Sunday School Anniversaries and other occasions connected with College Chapel (Congregational), Bradford, include:—
1. Come to me, 0 my Saviour. [Fellowship with Jesus.] Written 1884, first published in The Teacher at Work, 1886; in the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905.
2. Hosanna! rang the song of old. [Children's Voices.] In C. Bonner's Garland of S. S. Music, 1882; ed. 1886, No. 26.
3. While sinks our land to realms of night. [Sunday Evening.] Written and printed for the S. S. Anniversary of 1891; in Border's Hymns Supplement 1894 and Worship Song, 1905. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

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

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