Dougall, William, F.R.S.A. (M)

b. 1829. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet and colliery agent. Pseudonym: “W. D.” Born in Dunkeld. Father was a cabinet maker. Educated at Perth Academy. Prolific periodical contributor and well-connected to major Scottish literary and political figures. Scottish agent for John Bowes Esquire & Partners, a Newcastle colliery company. Honorary Secretary of Leith Sailors’ Home. *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entry for his poem “Tel-el-Kebir. September 13, 1882,” gives his address as Springbank, Bonnington (NLS Dep 341/369). Biographical information: *Modern Scottish Poets*, eleventh series, D. H. Edwards, 1888, pp. 408-9. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Tel-el-Kebir. September 13, 1882 1882-12-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7529