We have little data on Binns. His name appeared in music-related advertising as early as 1874. The March 1, 1890, issue of The Musical Times described him Principal Tenor of the Hal­i­fax [York­shire] Parish Church.

His tune Invitation appeared in The Primitive Meth­od­ist Hymnal Supplement with Tunes, edited by George Booth (Lon­don: Primitive Meth­od­ist Publishing House, 1912), number 89.


  1. Invitation