Ainsworth, William Harrison (M)

b. 4 February 1805. d. 3 January 1882. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, journal proprietor, and novelist. Pseudonyms: “Cheviot Tichburn,” “T. Hall.” Contributed to a number of periodicals, including *Arliss’s Pocket Magazine*, *New Monthly Magazine*, and the *London Magazine*. Published six issues of his periodical, *The Boetian*, in 1824. Established a publishing business with John Ebers in 1826. Married Anne Frances Ebers on 11 October 1826. Edited *Bentley’s Miscellany* from 1840 to 1841, when he left to found his own periodical, *Ainsworth’s Magazine*, which lasted until 1854. Took over as proprietor of *Bentley’s* in 1854, and also owned and edited the *New Monthly Magazine* from 1845 until 1870. Author of *Poems* (1822). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Stanzas for Music 1826-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10411
The Cook and the Doctor 1828 The Keepsake Poet 2944
To a Young Italian Lady 1842 The Keepsake Poet 4898