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Mrs Jemima Luke

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Mrs Jemima Luke

Person  Female  Born 19/8/1813  Died 2/2/1906

Writer of hymns and religious studies. Born Jemima Thompson in Islington. She planned to do missionary work in India, but illness prevented her from doing so. She married the Reverend Samuel Luke, who became pastor at the Orange Street Chapel in London. Writer of several hymns including 'I Think When I Read That Sweet Story of Old'. 

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Orange Street Church

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