Born: October 9, 1804, Clungunford, Shropshire, England.
Died: August 10, 1867, West Bromwich, England.
Rev. Richard Jukes (1804–1867) was a popular Primitive Methodist Minister and hymn writer.
Richard Jukes was born on 9 October 1804 at Goat Hill, and died 10 August 1869. He served as a Primitive Methodist Minister from 1827 to 1859. Jukes married Phoebe Pardoe in 1825, and later, widowed, he married Charlotte.
While Richard Jukes left his mark in Kendall's history as a hymn writer, his work as a Minister was widely appreciated. It is noteworthy that, after a number of appointments where he would have been the junior, Jukes was appointed to three of the most significant Circuits of that time. Tunstall, Staffordshire was the pl… Go to person page >