Green, Eliza Craven (F)

b. 10 December 1803. d. 11 March 1866. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, short story writer, and actress. Born in Leeds. Wrote poetry about the Isle of Man. Worked as an actress in the Isle of Man in c.1824-1825, and also in Manchester and Leeds. Married comedian James Green on 13 May 1828. Lived apart from her husband from 1851 and then worked as a seamstress. Alternative signatures: “E. S. Craven,” “Eliza S. Craven Green,” “Sutherland,” “E. S. C,” and “Sutherland Craven” (Sutherland was her mother’s maiden name). Mother of set designer Henry Hawes Craven Green. Author of *Sea Weeds and Heath Flowers, or Memories of Mona* (1858). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 6
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Life’s Evangels 1851-06-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6125
The Child’s Garden 1853-02-12 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6352
God Bless You! 1853-03-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6358
Immortelles! 1855-02-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6277
Hyacinths 1855-09-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7722
Fay-Flowers 1856-07-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6328