April 7, 1795, New Buckenham, Norwich, England.

Circa February 1872, Pancras, London, Middlesex, England.

Emily was the daughter of Samuel Taylor of New Buckenham, niece of hymnist John Taylor of Norwich, and great-granddaughter of Hebraist Dr. John Taylor. She wrote numerous children’s stories, mainly historical, and various works of instruction and descriptive natural history, and contributed to Magnet Stories (1860, etc.) and Rainbow Stories (1870, etc.). Her works include:

  1. Come to the House of Prayer
  2. God of the Changing Year
  3. Gospel Is the Light, The
    • It Is the One True Light
  4. Here, Lord, When at Thy Table Met
  5. If Love, the Noblest, Purest, Best
  6. O Father, Thou the Anxious Fear
  7. O Here, If Ever, God of Love
  8. O Not for These Alone I Pray
  9. O Source of Good! Around Me Spread
  10. Thus Shalt Thou Love the Almighty God
  11. Truly the Light of Morn Is Sweet
  12. When Summer Suns Their Radiance Fling
  13. Who Shall Behold the King of Kings?
  14. Who That o’er Many a Barren Part