Chorley, John R. (M)

b. 31 July 1807. d. 29 June 1867. Nationality: English.
Poet, essayist, scholar of Spanish literature. Brother of Henry Fothergill Chorley. Born in Billinge, Lancashire. Educated at the Royal Institution in Liverpool. Secretary of the Liverpool–Birmingham Grand Junction Railway. Contributed to *Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine* and *Fraser’s Magazine*. Moved to London in 1845 and became the reviewer of publications in foreign languages, such as Spanish, Italian, and German, for *The Athenaeum*. Close friends with Thomas Carlyle. Biographical information: *Curran Index*, *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lady Ida’s Tryst 1841 The Keepsake Poet 4877