Howden, Walter C. (M)

Surname: Howden
Forename(s): Walter C.
Nationality: Scottish.
Poet. Pseudonym: W. C. H. Alternative signature: W. C. Howden. The Chambers’s Journal Author Book entry, for his poem published on 23 June 1883 (received in the journal office on 25 March 1882), gives an address of Rustic Place, Dundee (NLS Dep 341/294). For his poem published on 16 November 1901, the journal ledger lists his address as Elmbank, Wormit-on-Tay, Fife (NLS Dep 341/371). The 1901 Scotland Census gives details for Walter C. Howden, of Wormit Road, Fife: born c. 1851, married to Mary Ann Howden and the father of five daughters, born in Penicuik, Midlothian, and working as a jeweller’s salesman. Biographical information: Ancestry <> (16 January 2020). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Haunted 1881-10-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7472
Love is Love for Evermore 1883-06-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7557
An Invocation 1885-03-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12869
A Gypsy Rover 1901-11-16 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12539