Grant, James Gregor (M)

b. 30 September 1799. d. 25 December 1875. Nationality: English.
Poet, playwright, novelist, critic, and Lecturer for the Northern Union of Mechanics’ Institutes. Alternative signature: “J. G. Grant.” Born in Liverpool. Lived in Durham, Sunderland, from at least the time of his marriage (in Bishop-Wearmouth, Durham) to Sarah Garthwaite on 12 March 1822, and wrote local stories for the *Newcastle Weekly Chronicle*. Died in Islington, London. Author of *Madonna Pia, and Other Poems* (1848). Biographical information: Boase 1: 1203; “James Gregor Grant (1799-1875),” *Ancestry*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Bridal 1851-06-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6124