John Burton

Short Name: John Burton
Full Name: Burton, John, 1773-1822
Birth Year: 1773
Death Year: 1822

Burton, John, born 1773, in Nottingham, where he resided until 1813, when he removed to Leicester, at which town he died in 1822. He was a Baptist, a very earnest Sunday School teacher, and one of the compilers of the Nottingham Sunday School Union Hymn Book, 1812. This book reached the 20th edition in 1861. The 1st edition contains 43 hymns which have his signature. He is known almost exclusively by one hymn, "Holy Bible, book divine" (q.v.). He was also author of The Youth's Monitor, and other similar productions for the young. Robert Hall wrote a recommendatory preface to one of his works. [Rev. W. R. Stevenson, M. A.]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by John Burton (12)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Come, let us sing our Maker's praise,John Burton (Author)1
Helga bibel bok sä kärJohn Burton (Author)1
Holy Bible, book divine, Precious treasure, thou art mineJohn Burton (Author)English434
Holy Father, send thy blessingJ. Burton, sr. (Author)English1
Mine to chide me when I roveJohn Burton (Author)1
Pilgrims we are and strangersJohn Burton (Author)1
ശുദ്ധ ദിവ്യ ഗ്രന്ഥമേ (Śud'dha divya granthamē)John Burton (Author)English2
Santa Biblia, nadiosanJohn Burton (Author)Tagalog2
Santa Biblia para miJohn Burton (Author)Spanish9
Time is winging us awayJohn Burton (Author)English141
Tu palabra es, oh SeñorJohn Burton (Author)Spanish2
Tu Palabra, ¡oh santo Dios!John Burton (Author)Spanish4
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