Tonkin, Sarah Eliza (F)

b. 12 June 1831. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet. Pseudonym: “S. E. T.” From Manchester. Member of the Manchester Field-Naturalists and Archaeologists’ Society. Married Joseph Tonkin in 1855. Contributed to *One and All*. Author of *Rostherne Mere and Other Poems* (1866). *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entry for the poem “To a Blackbird,” published on 13 March 1880, gives the author as Mrs S. E. Tonkin, of Langford Road, Heaton Chapel, near Manchester (NLS Dep 341/369). Biographical information: *Report and Proceedings of the Manchester Field Naturalists’ and Archaeologists’ Society for the Year 1898*, vol. 39, 1899; Chas. F. Foreshaw, editor, *Pearls of Poesy: A Biographical Birthday Book of Popular Poets of the Period at the time of the Coronation of King George and Queen Mary*, 1911, p. 184. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To a Blackbird 1880-03-13 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7296