October 9, 1804, Clungunford, Shropshire, England.
August 10, 1867, West Bromwich, England.
After coming to Christ in 1825, Jukes was a lay speaker, then served as a Primitive Methodist minister for 32 years, retiring in 1859. Many of his texts appeared in 1862, in The Book That Will Cheer You: or, Hymns for the Living and the Dying. His biography, The Poet of Milton, by James Pritchard, appeared in 1868.