Waring, Charles H. (M)

b. 12 December 1818. d. 9 September 1887. Nationality: Welsh.
Poet, translator, and civil engineer. Alternative signature: “C. H. Waring.” Born in Plas-y-velin, Glamorganshire. Apprenticed at Neath Abbey Ironworks and Colliers. Partner at Neath Abbey Engine-factory and Iron Shipbuilding works (1845-1851) and Neath Abbey Coal Company’s Colliers (1854-1874). Exhibited coal-cutting machines at the 1851 Great Exhibition. Patented a safety-lamp for the 1862 Exhibition. Elected Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1871. Biographical information: *Wellesley Index*; “Obituary. Charles Henry Waring, 1818-1887,” *Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers*, vol. 91, Thomas Telford Ltd., January 1, 1888, p. 447. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Language of the Eyes 1871-12 The Dark Blue Poet 623
Conversation 1872-02 The Dark Blue Poet 628
Memory. An Unpublished Fragment Out of Dante’s “Inferno” 1872-07 The Dark Blue Translator 13835