Father of mercies, hear, On us look kindly down

Father of mercies, hear, On us look kindly down

Author: John Burton
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: John Burton

Burton, John, jun, a popular hymn-writer for children, was b. July 23, 1803, at Stratford in Essex, in which place he carried on business as a cooper for about 50 years. He died in 1877. Mr. Burton was a member of the Congregational body, and a Deacon of the Chapel where he attended, His contributions to hymnody began in 1822, when he sent his first production to the Evangelical Magazine. He continued to contribute to that and other periodicals for many years, his signature in the former being "Essex, J. B.," and in the Child's Companion, J. B. Essex." His publications are:— (1) One Hundred Original Hymns for the Young, 1850; (2) Hymns for Little Children, 1851; (3) The Child-Life of David; (4) The Book of Psalms in English Verse, 1871;… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father of mercies, hear, On us look kindly down
Author: John Burton

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Hymns for Schools and Families #d133

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Hymns for Sunday Schools #339

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #2

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #525

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New Union Hymns #431

The Canadian Warbler #d35

The Golden Harp #d72

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