Hopkins, Jane Ellice (F)

Surname: Hopkins
Forename(s): Jane Ellice
b. 30 October 1836. d. 21 August 1904. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Social purity campaigner and poet. Alternative signature: Ellice Hopkins. Educated at home by her father, William Hopkins, who was a geologist and mathematician. Initially campaigned as a devout evangelist in the 1850s. Became social activist and founded Ladies’ Association for the Care of Friendless Girls. Works of educational literature include True Manliness (1883), The Power of Womanhood (1899), and The Story of Life (1902). Wrote two volumes of poetry including English Idylls and other Poems (1865). Biographical information: ODNB. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 6
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“The Peal of Bells” 1863-05 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13905
Life’s Cost 1875-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14523
The Children’s Bed-Time 1875-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14532
The Golden Ladder 1875-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14546
Hæmony 1877-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14585
Bormus, A Linus Song 1881-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14571