Partridge, Samuel William, publisher of the British Workman and kindred works, is the son of Samuel Partridge, and was born in London Nov. 23, 1810. His hymns were published in his Important Truths in Simple Verse, 1841; Rhymes Worth Remembering, 1848. From the former his popular hymn, "How dearly God must love us" (Flower Services), is taken. Another of his hymns in common use is, "Thou Who hast in mercy blest" (Morning). This is in The Church Sunday School Hymn Book, 1868.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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