Hine, Stuart Wesley Keene (or Keane)
b London 1899, d Somerset 1989. Educated at the Coopers’ Company School at Bow, E London. After a brief wartime spell in the army he was ordained to the Methodist ministry, and with his wife served in Poland, Romania, Russia (including Ukraine) and Czechoslovakia, from 1923 to the outbreak of the 2nd world war in 1939. In London he worked among Russian and Ukrainian refugees, holding weekly meetings for Slavic people at Earls Court. He wrote books and many features for Christian publications, and retired to Somerset. His involvement with Carl Boberg’s hymn is described in the notes to No.190*.