Hollingshead, John (M)

Surname: Hollingshead
Forename(s): John
b. 9 September 1827. d. 10 October 1904. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Journalist, poet, and theatre manager. Born in London. Contributed to Lloyd’s Entertaining Journal, The Press, The Train, Cornhill Magazine, the Morning Post, Good Words, Punch, and the Leader. Married Martha Charlotte James on 4 April 1854. Joint editor of the Weekly Mail with William Moy Thomas. Staff writer for Household Words. Drama critic for the Daily News from 1863-1868. Director of the Alhambra theatre (1865-1868) and Gaiety Theatre, which he opened in 1868. Biographical information: ODNB, Curran Index. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Only a Sweep. A Common Ballad 1861-11 Good Words Poet 393
Summer Evening 1862-06 Good Words Poet 408