Powers, Susan Rugeley (F)

Surname: Powers
Forename(s): Susan Rugeley
Poet, translator, and social reform campaigner. Pseudonym: S. R. P. Unmarried. First Secretary of the Ladies’ Sanitary Association, founded with Isa Craig, Elizabeth Garrett, and others, to educate the working classes on public health, and author of their reform tracts Remarks on Woman’s Work in Sanitary Reform (1862) and The Mother’s Book of Health, and How to Manage a Baby (1866). Translator (with Augusta Plesner) of Arne: A sketch of Norwegian Country Life (1866) and Life by the Fells and Fiords: A Norwegian Sketchbook (1879) by Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson, and The Will-o’-the-Wisps are in Town and Other New Tales by Hans Christian Anderson. Biographical information: BL, Orlando. (CC, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Spring Bridal Song 1864-04-01 The English Woman’s Journal Poet 1756