Thomson, James (1825-) (M)

b. 1825. Nationality: Scottish.
Working-class poet. Born in the village of Rothes at Speyside. Father was a crofter. Received little formal education. Worked as a herder and then a gardener. Author of *The Captain Chief, a Tale of Flodden Field* (1871) and *Northumbria; The Captain Chief, and Other Poems* (1881). Biographical information: David Herschell Edwards, *Modern Scottish Poets*, D. H. Edwards, 1887; Goodridge. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
My Little Primrose Flower 1876-03-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7205
To My Robin Redbreast 1877-11-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6891