Ingelow, Jean, daughter of W. Ingelow, Boston, Lincolnshire, was born in 1820. Her writings are well and favourably known. Her poetical pieces have been published as Poems, 1863, and A Story of Doom and other Poems, 1867. From her Poems, 1863, the cento "And didst Thou love the race that loved not Thee" (Love of Christ in the Congregational Church Hymnal 1887, is taken.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >