Johnston, Henry (M)

Surname: Johnston
Forename(s): Henry
b. 1842. d. 1919. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, secretary, and newspaper manager. Pseudonym: Arthur. Born to Scottish parents in Northern Ireland, moving to Glasgow with his family in 1845. Member of the Glasgow Ballad Club, and became the president in 1904. Contributed to the Glasgow Citizen and Glasgow Weekly Herald. Publications include The Dawsons of Glenara (1877), Chronicles of Glenbuckie (1890), Kilmallie (1891). Biographical information: Eyre-Todd, pp. 100-1; Members of the Glasgow Ballad Club, Ballads and Poems, second series, William Blackwood and Sons, 1898, p. 6-7; VIAF. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Summer-Day Idyll 1879 Good Words Poet 2792
The Aftertime 1879 Good Words Poet 2787
Fairy Jane. (For music) 1880 Good Words Poet 3632
A Dear Little Maid of Two 1890 Good Words Poet 4038
The Mail-Cart 1891 Good Words Poet 4115