1821-1880

March 24, 1821, Blackburn, Lancashire, England.

November 30, 1880, St George’s Hospital, Hyde Park, London, England.

Highgate Cemetery, London, England.

Daughter of a wine merchant, Jeanette was orphaned while young, and became the beloved inmate of the homes of her uncle and aunt Bannister and Mary Jane Eccles, at Park Place, Blackburn, and Golden Hill, Leyland. Later she lived with her cousin, Sarah Alice Aston, at Dean’s Yard, Westminster. She eventually had an accident which left her a lifelong invalid, giving her much time to write poems and hymns. Her works include:

  1. Hosanna, Loud Hosanna
  2. I Think of Thee, O Savior
  3. Lo, to Us a Child Is Born
  4. Thou Bidd’st Us Seek Thee Early
  5. We Praise Thee in the Morning
  6. When from Egypt’s House of Bondage

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