Hill, Alsager Hay (M)

b. 1 October 1839. d. 2 August 1906. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, social reformer, and editor. Educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Author of four volumes of poetry including *Footprints of Life* (1857), *Rhymes with Good Reason* (1870-1), *A Scholar’s Day-Dream* (1870, 1881), and *A Household Queen* (1881). Published pamphlets on issues of unemployment and labour, including *Our Unemployed* (1867), *Lancashire Labour and the London Poor* (1871), *Impediments to the Circulation of Labour* (1873), *The Unemployed in Great Cities* (1877), and *Vagrancy* (1881). Edited *Labour News* (which he founded in 1871), *The Industrial Handbook* (starting in 1877), and *Statutes for the People* (1870-1). Oversaw the publication of *The Industrial Index to London* and *Business Aspects of Ladies’ Work*. Biographical Information: *ODNB*. (DD)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Footsteps of Day 1859-11-19 Once a Week Poet 236
An Appeal for the “Cripples’ Home” 1862-12-01 The English Woman’s Journal Poet 15851
A Prayer in the City. London, 1869 1870-01-15 All the Year Round Poet 3805