Munby, Arthur J. (M)

b. 19 December 1828. d. 29 January 1910. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, diarist, civil servant. Born in York. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Initially trained as a barrister, and then began employment with the ecclesiastical commission in 1860. Involved in Christian socialist movement. Secretly married a working-class woman, Hannah Cullwick (1833-1909), in 1873, who continued to work as a servant. Author of *Benoni* (1852), *Verses Old and New* (1865), *Dorothy* (1880), *Vestigia Retrorsum* (1891), *Poems Chiefly Lyric and Elegiac* (1901), *Relicta* (1909). Was runner-up in the 1859 Burns centenary poetry competition. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
ANAMNHΣIΣ 1860-03-31 Once a Week Poet 264
Après 1860-04-07 Once a Week Poet 265
Violet 1860-07-28 Once a Week Poet 283
New Year’s Eve 1861-01-12 Once a Week Poet 426
Shanklin 1861-05-11 Once a Week Poet 445
On Her Death-bed. A Lullaby 1861-05-25 Once a Week Poet 447
Shady Valley 1861-07-20 Once a Week Poet 836
The Mill-Fiend 1861-08-03 Once a Week Poet 839
Evander 1861-12-21 Once a Week Poet 866
By Temple Bar. A Reverie 1862-01 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14271
Five-and-Thirty 1862-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13897
One Way of Looking at It 1863-02-28 Once a Week Poet 467
Ducie of the Dale 1863-04-18 Once a Week Poet 478
“At Sempach” 1863-11-28 Once a Week Poet 537
Green and Dry 1864-01-16 Once a Week Poet 552
A Pastoral 1864-04-23 Once a Week Poet 578
T’Runawaa Lass. (In the Dialect of the North Riding) 1864-05-28 Once a Week Poet 588
The Whaler Fleet 1864-11-26 Once a Week Poet 709
Longo Intervallo 1865-02-18 Once a Week Poet 737
Queen Sophia 1865-08 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14191
Question and Answer 1865-08-26 Once a Week Poet 955
Mary Ann 1865-09-23 Once a Week Poet 963
Lucy’s Garland 1865-10-28 Once a Week Poet 969
Mary Anerley 1866-03 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14202
Hungarian Song 1867-07-06 Once a Week Poet 13517
Haymakers 1867-07-20 Once a Week Poet 13527
End of the Year 1867-12-28 Once a Week Poet 13585