McDiarmid, John (M)

b. 1790. d. 18 November 1852. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Journalist, editor, and poet. Son of the minister of the Gaelic church in Glasgow. Co-founder of *The Scotsman* newspaper. Editor of the *Dumfries and Galloway Courier*. Biographical information: James Grant Wilson, *The Poets and Poetry of Scotland*, Harper and Brothers, 1876, pp. 114-15. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Verses to the Memory of a Very Promising Child. Written after witnessing her last Moments 1817-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8007
The Roses. Inscribed to Miss T. 1818-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8137
A Child’s First Impression of a Star 1838-05-12 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3535