Grieve, John (M)

b. 12 September 1781. d. 4 April 1836. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, song writer, and businessman. Pseudonym: “C.” Born in Dunfermline. Worked as a clerk and then became a partner in a wool firm. In 1804 moved to Edinburgh and became a partner in a hat manufacturing business. Periodical contributor. Friend of James Hogg, and contributed to his *Forest Minstrel* (as “C.”). Retired from business aged 37 due to ill health, living in Newington. Biographical information: Charles Rogers, *The Scottish Minstrel*, W. P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell, 1885, pp. 203-5. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Culloden 1836-06-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3417