Freeland, William (M)

Surname: Freeland
Forename(s): William
b. 1828. d. 1903. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, editor, and journalist. Alternative signature: William Freeland. Working-class origins. Moved to Glasgow and became sub-editor of the Weekly Citizen (from 1858), then joined the staff of the Glasgow Herald (in 1866). Wrote leaders for the Glasgow Evening Times. Close friends with poet David Gray. Publications include A Birth Song and Other Poems (1882), Songs for the Bairns (1884), Ballads and Other Poems (1904). Biographical information: Modern Scottish Poets, edited by D. H. Edwards, 5th series, D. H. Edwards, 1883, pp. 17-21.

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 9
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Dawn 1865 Good Words Poet 1742
Winter Sonnets 1867-01 The Argosy Poet 16178
The Cabin-Boy 1867-06-01 Good Words Poet 1866
Love and War 1871-03-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6755
Birth-Song 1873 Good Words Poet 2422
Launching the Life-Boat 1874 Good Words Poet 2485
Lily 1881 Good Words Poet 3893
The Eaglet and the Child 1882 Good Words Poet 3944
Three Sonnets 1885 Good Words Poet 4357