Doveton, Frederick Bazett (M)

b. 1841. d. 1911. Nationality: English.
Poet and soldier. Alternative signature: “F. B. Doveton.” Born in Exeter, Devon, and later lived at Karsfield, Torquay, Devon. Joined the Royal Canadian Rifles in 1861 and the Army Control Depot in 1868 until retirement in 1871. *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entry for his poem “On the Bridge,” published 21 July 1883, gives his address as Grange Lodge, 10 Grange Gardens, Eastbourne (NLS Dep 341/369). Author of *Snatches of Song* (1880), *Sketches in Prose and Verse* (1886), and *Songs Grave and Gay* (1893). Biographical information: Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 143. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Neglected 1872-10-05 Once a Week Poet 14060
A Woman’s Love 1872-12-21 Once a Week Poet 14069
On the Bridge 1883-07-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7560