Emma Leslie Toke

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Born: 9 August 1812, Holywood, Belfast, N Ireland

Died: 29 September 1878, Isle of Wight

Biography Daughter of John Leslie, Bishop of Elphin and Kilmore, Emma married Rev. Nicholas Toke, Godington Park, Ashford, Kent, in 1837. Her early hymns were written in 1851, at the request of a friend who was collecting for the Committee of the [Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge]. She contributed another series of hymns to the Sunday School Liturgy…and Hymn Book, arranged by the Rev. R. Judd, B.A., Incumbent of St. Mary’s, Halifax (Halifax: F. King, 1870).

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