Jean Sophia Pigott United Kingdom 1845-1882. Born at Leixlip, Ireland, she was a poet and hymn lyricist. She wrote “A royal service and other poems” (1877). She was a sister to William Frederick Pigott ,a missionary to China, He was murdered in the 1901 Boxer Rebellion, along with 76 other missionaries working with missionary, Hudson Taylor, but in other parts of China.. Taylor was overcome with grief to hear of the massacre, and took much comfort in Pigott’s hymn. She died at Leixlip, Ireland.
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Display Title: Lord Jesus, Thou Dost Keep Thy ChildFirst Line: Lord Jesus, Thou dost keep Thy childTune Title: MERIBAHAuthor: Jean S. PigottMeter: 88.68.86Source: Hymns of Consecration and Faith, and Sacred Songs for Missions, Prayer and Praise Meetings, by James Mountain, 1876