Calder, Robert Hogg (pseudonym Woodburn), Rev. (M)

Surname: Calder
Forename(s): Robert Hogg
b. 8 February 1850. d. 1930. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet and Church of Scotland clergyman. Pseudonym: Woodburn. Born in Durris, Kincardineshire to a working-class father. Educated at the University of Aberdeen. Received his preacher’s license in 1880. Contributed to Life and Work and the People’s Friend. Author information from Chambers’s Journal ledger entries for poems by Woodburn, published on 16 March 1895 and 6 April 1895, which list the poet as Rev. R. H. Calder, of Glenlivet Manse, Ballindalloch (NLS Dep 341/371). Biographical information: Modern Scottish Poets, fifth series, Brechin, 1883, pp. 173-175; Alan Reid, The Bards of Angus and the Mearns: The Anthology of the Counties, J. and R. Parlane, 1897, pp. 82-84; Colonel William Johnston, Roll of the Graduates of the University of Aberdeen 1860-1900, Aberdeen, 1906, p. 69. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Bachelor of Forty-Five 1895-04-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12610
A Bachelor’s Consolations 1895-05-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12614