Canton, William (M)

b. 27 October 1845. d. 2 May 1926. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, children’s writer and journalist. Pseudonym: “G. D. C.” Born in China, and grew up in Jamaica and France. Became editor of *Glasgow Weekly Herald* in 1876, and wrote for Glasgow newspapers for fifteen years. Later Canton became editor of the *Sunday Magazine* and was a frequent contributor to *Good Words*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Stone Face. A Christmas Legend 1883 Good Words Poet 3997
Song 1883 Good Words Poet 3982
Pine and Palm 1885 Good Words Poet 4366
The Deluge 1887 Good Words Poet 5434
Narcissus 1890-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8408
Goodwin Sands 1892 Good Words Poet 4209
Summer and Autumn Fancies 1893 Good Words Poet 15912
Spring Fancies 1893 Good Words Poet 15910
Rustic Courtship 1893 Good Words Poet 5052
Winter Fancies 1893 Good Words Poet 15909
April Voices 1894 Good Words Poet 5061
Fellow-Feeling 1899 Good Words Poet 5138
The Passing Bell 1899 Good Words Poet 5147
Rain in the City 1899 Good Words Poet 5142
Home 1900 Good Words Poet 15013
The Hedge 1900 Good Words Poet 15012
In the Woodlands 1900 Good Words Poet 15015
The Call 1901 Good Words Poet 15023
The Vision 1901 Good Words Poet 15030