Ainsworth, Percy Clough (pseudonym Percy Gallard), Rev. (M)

Surname: Ainsworth
Forename(s): Percy Clough
b. 1873. d. 1 July 1909. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and Methodist minister. Pseudonym: Percy Gallard. Father of author Ruth Gallard Ainsworth. Born in Woodbridge, Suffolk. Educated at London College and Didsbury College. Ordained in 1900. Married Gertrude Fisk in 1904. Contributed to the Methodist Times. Author of The Pilgrim Church and Other Sermons (1909),A Thornless World and Other Sermons (1911), and The Blessed Life (1928). Author information from Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for A Sonnet, which lists the author as Rev. P. C. Ainsworth, of Buxton Villa, Boston (NLS Dep 341/371). For Ainsworth’s poem To My Lady, published on 10 June 1899, the address is listed as Weedon, Northants (NLS Dep 341/371). Biographical information: BL; Wikipedia (7 October 2021); Percy Clough Ainsworth, The Pilgrim Church and Other Sermons, C. H. Kelly, 1909. (AC, CC).

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Sonnet 1895-08-31 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12631
Hope 1896-04-25 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12755
To My Lady 1899-06-10 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12570