Hodges, Sydney (M)

Surname: Hodges
Forename(s): J. Sydney Wills
b. 4 April 1829. d. 1900. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and portrait painter. Pseudonym: Pictor. Born in Worthing, Sussex. Lived for a period in Devon, and also in London. Secretary of the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (1857-1865). Had a poem included in Burns Centenary Poems (1859). Author of The Battle of Hastings and Other Poems (1853). Biographical information: W. H. Kearley Wright (ed.), West-Country Poets: Their Lives and Works, Elliot Stock, 1896, p. 254; Wood 227. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Old Tree’s Fall 1850-10-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6093
The Day of Rest 1852-10-09 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6192
Out at Sea 1864-06-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7117