Crewdson, Jane, née Fox, daughter of George Fox, of Perraw, Cornwall, was born at Perraw, October, 1809; married to Thomas Crewdson, of Manchester, 1836; and died at Summerlands, near Manchester, Sept. 14, 1863. During a long illness Mrs. Crewdson composed her works published as:—
(1) Lays of the Reformation, 1860. (2) A Little While, and Other Poems (posthumous), 1864. (3) The Singer of Eisenach, n.d.; and (4) Aunt Jane's Verses for Children, 1851. 2nd ed. 1855, 3rd 1871.
From these works nearly a dozen of her hymns have come into common use. The best known are, "O for the peace which floweth as a river," and "There is no sorrow, Lord, too light." In addition to these and others which are annotated under their respective first line… Go to person page >
Display Title: Gif mig den frid, som du, o Jesus, gifverFirst Line: Gif mig den frid, som du, o Jesus, gifverTune Title: [Gif mig den frid, som du, o Jesus, gifver]Author: Mrs. Jane CrewdsonMeter: 11 10, 11 10.Date: 1913Subject: Bön | ; Prayer |