Davidson, John William (M)

Surname: Davidson
Forename(s): John William
b. 26 August 1862. d. 1937. Nationality: English.
Poet, interpreter, and Colonial Office clerk. Born in Calcutta, India, and died in New Zealand. Alternative signature: J. W. Davidson. Married Alice Switzer on 26 August 1891. Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for Davidson’s A Song of Fiji, published on 19 October 1901, lists the author as J. W. Davidson, of Suva, Fiji (NLS Dep 341/371). Davidson is listed as a Fiji Colonial Office immigration clerk in the The Colonial Office List for 1912 to 1918, when he retired. Biographical information: Ancestry. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Song of Fiji 1901-10-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12535