Falconer, Agnes S. (F)

Surname: Falconer
Forename(s): Agnes S.
b. 1868. d. 1951. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, short fiction writer, and children’s author. Pseudonym: A. S. F. Alternative signature: A. S. Falconer. Sister of Mary W. M. Falconer. Educated at Duns Public School. The Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for the poem Flawed Roses, published on 20 August 1898, lists the author as Miss A. S. Falconer, of Elder Bank, Duns (NLS Dep 341/371), in Berwickshire. The Falconer sisters contributed to a range of Scottish and English newspapers and periodicals, including People’s Journal, Weekly Scotsman, Pall Mall Magazine. Agnes is also the author of the poetry volumes Whinblossom (1904) and Wishing Wood, and Other Verses (1911). The Falconer sisters’ scrapbooks are located in the Scottish Borders Local History Centre and Archive, Hawick. Thanks to Charlotte Lauder for the biographical information. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Flawed Roses 1898-08-20 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12724
An Autumn Evening 1898-09-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12728