Massey, Gerald (M)

Surname: Massey
Forename(s): Gerald
b. 29 May 1828. d. 29 October 1907. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Working-class poet, Chartist, and lecturer. His first volume of work, Poems and Chansons was published in 1848; later that year he joined the Chartist movement. Contributed to All the Year Round, Chambers’s Journal, and The Athenaeum. Travelled to the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand where he gave lectures on poetry, art, and religion. From 1881-1907 he researched and published several books on Ancient Egypt. Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 46
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
My Maid Marian 1860-03-24 All the Year Round Poet 2729
Robert Blake, General-at-Sea 1860-05-05 All the Year Round Poet 2736
The Norseman 1860-05-19 All the Year Round Poet 2812
Nelson. An Old Man-O’-War’s-Man’s Yarn 1860-06-16 All the Year Round Poet 2816
The Legend of Little Pearl 1860-08-18 All the Year Round Poet 2822
Old King Hake 1860-08-25 All the Year Round Poet 2824
A Letter in Black 1860-09-01 All the Year Round Poet 2825
Garibaldi 1860-10 Good Words Poet 356
Poor Margaret 1860-11-03 All the Year Round Poet 2831
Pictures in the Fire 1862-04 Good Words Poet 402
Albert’s Tomb 1862-08 Good Words Poet 411
Garibaldi 1862-10 Good Words Poet 416
Popular Epithalamium on the Marriage of the Prince of Wales 1863-02 Good Words Poet 1572
Cousin Winnie 1863-04 Good Words Poet 1576
The Sunken City 1863-05-23 All the Year Round Poet 3065
A Missionary Cheer 1863-08 Good Words Poet 12354
How it Seems 1863-08 Good Words Poet 12352
In the Night 1863-08 Good Words Poet 12353
The Two Heavens 1863-08 Good Words Poet 12350
The Narrow Lot 1863-08 Good Words Poet 1587
Springtide 1863-08 Good Words Poet 12351
My Neighbour 1863-09-19 All the Year Round Poet 3075
Old Friends 1863-09-26 All the Year Round Poet 3076
A Song in the Morning 1863-12 Good Words Poet 16002
His Banner Over Me 1863-12 Good Words Poet 16004
Children’s Evening Prayer 1863-12 Good Words Poet 1598
An Orphan Family’s Christmas 1863-12 Good Words Poet 1596
“And They Sung a New Song” [For Chanting] 1863-12 Good Words Poet 16003
Grandmother’s Snuff 1864 Good Words Poet 1613
William Makepeace Thackeray 1864 Good Words Poet 1607
In Affectionate Remembrance of John William Spencer, Earl of Brownlow 1867-06-01 Good Words Poet 1863
Penseés 1868-08-01 Good Words Poet 1910
Lieutenant Prideaux 1868-10-01 Good Words Poet 1915
Serenade 1869-09-01 Good Words Poet 12356
Wedded Love 1869-09-01 Good Words Poet 1996
The Wedding 1869-09-01 Good Words Poet 12355
Arguing in a Circle 1869-10-01 Good Words Poet 1997
A Wayside Whisper 1869-10-01 Good Words Poet 12362
Evoë 1869-10-01 Good Words Poet 12360
Leave-Taking 1869-10-01 Good Words Poet 12357
As They Passed 1869-10-01 Good Words Poet 12358
A Fact that Flowers Double 1869-10-01 Good Words Poet 12361
The Bonny Brideland Flower 1869-10-01 Good Words Poet 12364
The Welcome Home 1869-10-01 Good Words Poet 12363
Hymn of the Present 1870-12-01 Good Words Poet 2101
Loose Leaves 1872 Good Words Poet 2152