September 23, 1783, Bloomsbury, Middlesex, England.
April 13, 1824, Chipping Ongar, Essex, England.
Chipping Ongar, Essex, England.
Daughter of engraver and Congregational minister Isaac Taylor, and sister of hymnist Ann Taylor Gilbert, Jane’s gift for writing verse displayed itself at an early age. Her first piece was printed in the 1804 Minor’s Pocket Book. In the secular world, she is remembered as the author of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. Her works include:
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