Hollingshead, John (M)

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