Farmar, Constance (F)

Surname: Farmar
Forename(s): Constance
Poet. Alternative signature: Constance Finch. Farmer seems to be her married name. Contributed to The Smart Set, Paul Maul Gazette, Yellow Book, The Lady, and The Madras Mail. Author of The Vision of a Beginner, and Other Poems (1892, under the name “Constance Finch”), Castles in Spain: Songs of the Far East and Other Verses (1907, under the name “Constance Farmer,” which lists the earlier volume as her publication), and Lavender Harvest (1926). Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for Finch’s Rondel, published on 5 September 1891, refers to the author as Miss C. Finch, of Aberdeen House, Blackheath Park, London S. E. (NLS Dep 341/370). Other Chambers’s Journal ledger entries refer to her as Miss C. Farmar, and list her address as c/o Mrs Frick, Rosemount, St Leonards on Sea (poem published 1 July 1899; NLS Dep 341/371) and 16 West Hill, St. Leonards on Sea (20 April 1901; NLS Dep 341/371). Biographical information: BL; Reilly, Late Victorian Poetry, p. 165; Constance Farmar, Castles in Spain: Songs of the Far East and Other Verses, Thomas Burleigh, 1907, p. v. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Rondel 1891-09-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13209
Let These Things Be. Rondeau 1899-07-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12573
Rondeau: At Set of Day 1900-08-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12458
A Mother’s Song 1901-04-20 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12500