Jarvis, Mary, daughter of Samuel Rowles, of Saul, Gloucs., was born in 1853, and married 1888 the Rev. George Jarvis, then Congregational minister at Stonehouse, Gloucs., since 1896 at Coleford, Gloucs. She contributed devotional poetry to the Sunday at Home and other periodicals, collected as Sunshine and Calm: Songs by the Way. By Mary Rowles Jarvis, n.d (1895). Her hymn:—
O God of ages, in Whose light [Evening], appeared in the Sunday at Home, 1888, p. 409, as "A Hymn for Nightfall," repeated 1895 as above, p. 55. It is in the Public School Hymn Book, 1903.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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