Born: March 2, 1831, London, England.
Died: 1911, London, England.
Jones, John Samuel, b. in London in 1831 and ordained in Ireland in 1858. He has held several benefices, including St. Philip, Clerk en well; Christ Church, Liverpool; and Knight's Enham, Hants. His hymns include:—
1. I was made a Christian. [For the young.] Written about 1880 for use at Enham Sunday School, and published in The Children's Hymn Book, 1881, and subsequently in the 1904 ed. of Hymns Ancient & Modern.
2. Now the busy week is done. [Saturday Evening.] This hymn is attributed on p. 1582, ii.. to the Rev. S. J. Jones, Rector of Batsford, in error. It was contributed to the 1889 Suppl. Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern.
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Now the busy week is done. J. S. Jones. [Saturday Evening.] Contributed to the 1889 Suppl. Hymns to Hymns Ancient & Modern. The author, Spencer John Jones, was born 1857, educated at Worcester College, Oxford (B.A. 1880), and became Hector of Batsford, Gloucestershire, in 1887.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)