Bennet, William (M)

Surname: Bennet
Forename(s): William
b. 29 September 1802. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Working-class poet, mechanic’s appretintice, editor. From Glencairn, Dumfriesshire. Born in Glencairn, Dumfries. Editor of the Glasgow Free Press, then the Glasgow Constitutional. Author of The Sabbath, and Other Poems (1822), Songs of Solitude (1831), The Chief of Glen-Orchay (1840). Biographical information: Charles Rogers, The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs of Scotland Subsequent to Burns, W. P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell, 1885, p. 439; Goodridge. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Mother 1840-06-13 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 4399