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Stevenson, George John
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( Jul 7, 1818, Chesterfield –Aug 16, 1888, London), printer and author of Methodist hymns (Methodists), biographies, and histories. He became the first director of the Philanthropic Institute and the Southwark House of Correction in 1846; from 1848 to 1855 he served as director of Lambeth Green School. He was the editor and proprietor of the Paternoster series in London (1855–1884), the Wesleyan Times (1861–1867), and the Union Review. He was also the author of The Methodist Hymn Book and Its Associ ates (1869, 21883), according to J. Julian the most complete p…

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Saliers, Don E., “Stevenson, George John”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025776>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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