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|Born||1663, Abingdon, Berkshire, England.|
|Died||July 11, 1713, at the home of his brother-in-law, Mr. Morton, in Knaphill, Buckinghamshire, England. He had gone there on his doctor’s advice, to recover from ill health. Apparently the advice didn’t help much.|
|Best known for||Hymns:Another six days work is done|
Joseph Stennett; (1663 to 1713) , an English Baptist minister, the son of Rev.
Edward Stennett, was born at Abingdon, Berkshire, in 1663; received a good education, and spent five years teaching in London; entered the ministry, and in 1690 became pastor of a Seventh-Day Baptist Church in Devonshire Square, London, and continued to labor here until his death, July 4, 1713. He is the author of eight or ten hymns found in modern Church hymnals. He is the earliest English Baptist hymn writer whose hymns are still in common use.