Davlin, Charles (M)

b. 1793. d. February 1871. Nationality: English.
Working-class poet and Chartist. Born in Carlisle, Cumbria. Employed as a marine and eventually a hand-loom weaver. Moved to Bolton, Lancashire, in 1829. Contributed to *Northern Star*. Biographical information: Mike Sanders, *The Poetry of Chartism: Aesthetics, Politics, History*, Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 225-28; Archibald Sparke, *Bibliographia Boltoniensis: Being a Bibliography, with biographical details of Bolton Authors, and the books written by them from 1550 to 1912; books about Bolton; and those printed and published in the Town from 1785 to date*, Manchester University Press, 1913, p. 55. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Questions from the Loom 1840-08-29 The Chartist Circular Poet 47