Cameron, William C. (M)

Surname: Cameron
Forename(s): William C.
b. 1822. d. 1889. Nationality: Scottish.
Working-class poet, writing in Scots and English. Born in Dumbarton Castle. Apprenticed as a shoemaker, and also worked as a stable boy, before moving to Glasgow where he had his own business that eventually went bankrupt. Worked for the publisher Menzies & Co. in Glasgow. Author of Light, Shade, and Toil: Poems (1875). Biographical information: Reilly, Mid-Victorian Poetry, p. 80; Goodridge. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Child’s First Lesson; Or, A’ Alaney, Jessie 1874 Good Words Poet 2522