Born: October 1852, Alderney, Channel Islands, United Kingdom (where his father was stationed)
Died: August 5, 1905, St. Marylebone, London, England.
Jervois, William Henry Hammond, M.A., was born in Oct. 1852 on the Isle of Alderney, where his father, W. F. D. Jervois, afterwards Lieut. General, was then stationed. He was educated at Rugby and at Trinity College, Oxford (B.A. 1876, M.A. 1878), and was ordained D. 1878, P. 1879. He became Vicar of St. Mary Magdalene, Munster Square, London, in 1896, and died Aug. 5, 1905. He was, until his death, a member of the Committee who compiled The English Hymnal, 1906, and contributed to it:—
1. Father, see Thy children bending at Thy throne. Holy Communion. This was jointly with the Re… Go to person page >
Author: William B. Trevelyan
Trevelyan, William Bouverie, M.A., of Trinity College, Camb., B.A. 1876, M.A. 1879; D. 1877, P. 1878. From 1881-84 Vice-Principal of Ely College, and 1884 Vicar of St. Matthew's, Westminster. Contributed to C. W. A. Brooke's Additional Hymns, 1903, "Father, see Thy children bending at Thy throne" (Holy Communion). This was repeated with the omission of the refrain in The English Hymnal, 1906.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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Display Title: Father, See Thy ChildrenFirst Line: Father, see Thy children bending at Thy throneTune Title: ADORO TE (Van Damme)Author: William Jervois; William B. TrevelyanMeter: 220.127.116.11Source: The English Hymnal (London: Oxford University Press, 1906), number 308. The hymn was first published, with a refrain, in Additional Hymns, by C. W. A. Brooke, 1903
Display Title: Father, see thy children bending at thy throneFirst Line: Father, see thy children bending at thy throneTune Title: GHENTAuthor: William Jervois, 1852-1905; W. B. Trevelyan, 1853-1929Meter: 65 65 DDate: 1986Subject: Sacraments and Other Rites | Holy Communion