Grieve, John (M)

Surname: Grieve
Forename(s): John
b. 12 September 1781. d. 4 April 1836. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, song writer, and businessman. Pseudonym: C. Born in Dunfermline. Worked as a clerk and then became a partner in a wool firm. In 1804 moved to Edinburgh and became a partner in a hat manufacturing business. Periodical contributor. Friend of James Hogg, and contributed to his Forest Minstrel (as C.). Retired from business aged 37 due to ill health, living in Newington. Biographical information: Charles Rogers, The Scottish Minstrel, W. P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell, 1885, pp. 203-5. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Culloden 1836-06-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3417